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I think there are a little too many assumptions/biases here.
While I've never been to Dachau, I'm rather skeptical that everyone there is ignorant of what went on in the camp. Is it really the case that the "host" is a good representative for the population there? While the "host" chose to remain ignorant, does that mean that everyone else there made the same choice?
Suppose the residents of Dachau generally choose to remain ignorant, I still don't think it's appropriate to call them cowards. There seems to be an awful lot of judgment of other people's characters, but a lack of understanding, compassion, and empathy. An academic and outsider (no less) has a very different perspective than those who live and work there.
The last few lines are rather harsh as they seem to imply that the people there are bad (i.e. immoral) because they don't have courage. To me, the last line also seems to imply that the people there are basking in comfort, when the reality may be that they're actually conflicted. For instance, the "host's" avoidance of the camp could imply the existence of some suppressed emotions.
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