Articolo
Abstract

The paper focuses on the way how the consensus to “evil” in Nazi Germany was politically produced through a discursive codification obsessively organized by the regime and aimed at constructing new moral codes, compatible with the ongoing crimes at the time. The author sustains that the attempt of producing a new morality compatible with the extermination and the criminal project not always could solve the problems of wounded conscience of those who were actively committing the crimes or were simply spectators, in Germany or on the Eastern Front.

Keywords: Genocide; Nazism; Moral Conscience; Eastern Front; Trauma.