Originally Posted by dudalb
"What would you accept as proof?" is the question that Michael Shermer asks deniers in his book, and it is a good one. The point is that holocaust deniers will never accept any proof...in their mind it's never good enough, which helps explain the bizarre chant "No holes, no Holocaust!" Their beliefs are non-falsifiable.
It reminds me of that Dave Chappelle sketch where he is a potential juror for the R. Kelly sex trial. He refuses to accept any evidence that R. Kelly was in the video, saying that it may have been some kind of video manipulation. The lawyer asks him what kind of evidence would convince him of R. Kelly's guilt, and he gives an array of unreasonable conditions (ie, R. Kelly's mom and a police officer must also be in the video explicitly stating that the person is, in fact, R. Kelly).