Continuing the discussion from
People who document evidence of violent extremism are being shut down in Youtube's crackdown on violent extremism:
Hitler specifically calls out America as an inspiration in
Mein Kampf .
As a side note, this German Wikipedia article (it is not so clear in the English version) is rather specific about Hitler coming to hold these views only a few years after the publication of “Mein Kampf”.
Hitlers Zweites Buch ist ein zu Lebzeiten unveröffentlichtes Manuskript Adolf Hitlers, das 1928 entstand. Es handelt sich um einen Entwurf für eine Fortsetzung von Mein Kampf, in dem Hitler sich zum Teil mit neuen Themen befasst.
Nach dem enttäuschenden Abschneiden der NSDAP bei der Reichstagswahl 1928 sah Hitler den Grund für diesen Misserfolg im unzureichenden Verständnis seiner Ideen in der Öffentlichkeit. Er zog sich nach München zurück, um eine Fortsetzung von Mein Kampf zu diktieren, in de...
There’s a good article up on Wikipedia that sums up the situation in the US (and the horrifying thing is how “progressive” it was considered to be when it was fashionable).
Eugenics, the set of beliefs and practices which aims at improving the genetic quality of the human population, played a significant role in the history and culture of the United States prior to its involvement in World War II.
Eugenics was practiced in the United States many years before eugenics programs in Nazi Germany, which were largely inspired by the previous American work. Stefan Kühl has documented the consensus between Nazi race policies and those of eugenicists in other countries, ...
And, of course, echoes of this clusterfuck continue on to this day.
Seems like a good place to link this old thread:
Good article, and good film.
I’ve said this before: the Trumpists are not an aberration from American history. They are the natural consequence of it.
In particular, this post:
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