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ntrate on the malevolence of other nations – the Allies, the Russians, other minorities and Jews. What these responses have in common, however, is their continuing focus on the self, an absence of self- blame or personal responsibility, as well as a view of themselves as powerless pawns in the face of immoral and selfish external forces. The above may help explain why significantly more nonrescuers than rescuers are reluctant to talk about the war with their children. Fearing disapproval, they prefer silence. They may be justified in their fears, for among those who have ventured to speak, only 22 percent say their children approve as compared with 85 percent of rescuers’ children. It may also help explain why nonrescuers even today are significantly less involved in community activities. Consistent with their wartime activities and the values of their parents, larger percentage of rescuers continue to respond to the needy, often despite illntrate on the malevolence of other nations – the Allies, the Russians, other minorities and Jews. What these responses have in common, however, is their continuing focus on the self, an absence of self- blame or personal responsibility, as well as a view of themselves as powerless pawns in the face of immoral and selfish external forces. The above may help explain why significantly more nonrescuers than rescuers are reluctant to talk about the war with their children. Fearing disapproval, they prefer silence. They may be justified in their fears, for among those who have ventured to speak, only 22 percent say their children approve as compared with 85 percent of rescuers’ children. It may also help explain why nonrescuers even today are significantly less involved in community activities. Consistent with their wartime activities and the values of their parents, larger percentage of rescuers continue to respond to the needy, often despite ill