Why did German Jews get on the trains in the 1940s? Because no matter how bad it was, they just couldn’t bring themselves to believe or imagine how completely evil had overtaken their country. The idea that they would be gassed to death and cremated as they got off the trains was so bad that even the rumors of such things was dismissed as wild imagination, what we would call “tin-foil hat”. Being made into soap and having your skin used as a lampshade? Come on, who could believe that?