Questions shape the Holocaust's legacy, 'What happened to ethics?' looms large among them. The Holocaust may have renewed awareness about the importance of ethical standards and conduct, but Auschwitz continues to cast its shadow over basic beliefs concerning right and wrong, human rights, and the hope that human beings will learn from the past. We human beings are responsible for evil twice over: we produce it; we must deal with it. First and foremost, the Holocaust shows that nothing good should be taken for granted.