“Europe Died in Auschwitz” by Spanish Writer Sebastian Vilar Rodrigez-Commentary!
Summary of eRumor:
An article written by a Spanish writer named Sebastián Vilar Rodrigez headlined “Europe Died in Auschwitz” has been making the rounds on the Internet.
A South American website first published this commentary in 2004, and it’s been shared in countless blog posts and forwarded emails since then.
The commentary titled “Europe Died in Auschwitz” was first published on November 21, 2004, by the Spanish website Gentiuno. The author is listed as Sebastián Vivar Rodriguez — not Sebastián Vilar Rodrigez, as reported in the eRumor.
But aside from the “Europe Died in Auschwitz” commentary, there’s no record of a Spanish writer named Sebastian Vivar Rodriguez — or Sebastián Vilar Rodrigez — anywhere online. That means the name was likely made up to conceal the true author’s identity.
The commentary suggests that 6 million Jewish people who were killed in the Holocaust were “traded” for 20 million Muslims who later came to Europe:
In Auschwitz we burned a culture, thought, creativity, talent. We destroyed the chosen people, truly chosen, because they produced great and wonderful people who changed the world. The contribution of this people is felt in all areas of life: science, art, international trade, and above all, as the conscience of the world.
These are the people we burned. And under the and because we wanted to prove to ourselves that we were cured of the disease of racism, we opened our gates to 20 million Muslims, who brought us stupidity and ignorance, religious extremism and lack of tolerance, crime and poverty due to an unwillingness to work and support their families with pride.
The commentary shares the personal opinions of an unidentified author, which can’t be fact checked.
Not much is known about Gentiuno, the website that published the commentary. It’s been described as a right wing, pro-Israel and anti-communist website, but it’s hard to pin down. The website features a mix of stories on pop culture, scientific findings and South American politics.
Gentiuno describes itself as:
PEOPLE OF THE CENTURY, a window to the world of a professional group that generates interactive, disclose and share information in different areas of human endeavor.
The original version of “Europe Died in Auschwitz” has been deleted from the website.