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A parable written shortly after the end of the Second World War by a German Lutheran pastor (and wrongly attributed to Bertolt Brecht) underlined what is the most important ally of those who are enemies of democracy and our freedom; indifference – our indifference. It recounts how one can always find good excuses for not concerning oneself with the fate of the those who are the first targets of extremisms and authoritarian regimes.