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Ikea vs the Holocaust Museum

April 21, 2009

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Have you been to the Holocaust Museum in DC? If not let me catch you up. The place was built by expert architects to simulate the actual Holocaust experience. You come in and are handed the passport of a Holocaust victim. You are then ushered into a freight elevator and propelled to the very top. You are forced to experience the entire museum, due to the fact there are no exits until you reach the end. Upon exiting, you find out the fate of the person whose passport you have been carrying around. You are then free to exit the museum 8 hours later with a bag-full of off-color Holocaust memorabilia from the gift shop. A little depressed. If not very depressed. (But certainly with more knowledgeable with a greater understanding of this devastating time in our world’s history.)

I know what you are thinking. You are thinking that sound a lot like another place I have been to. You can’t quite put your finger on it. I know. Let me help. It’s Ikea. Ikea is a furniture (more…)

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