What can an apology mean to someone if the person apologising did not actually commit the act? How can one be sorry for what one did not do?
Germany’s paradoxical anti-Semitism
Tom X Hart
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The first question can only be answered by the person receiving the apology. I include it for context in providing my opinion in answering the second question.

If you’re part of an ethnic group that perpetrated horrendous actions against other groups, and you see that your ethnic group still has advantages based upon those horrendous actions, then it is pretty easy, if you are a compassionate human being, to be sorry (feel sorry) for what your group did.

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