Thoughts On The Dead

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Another Unasked-For Thought On Hitler

One of the reasons Hitler was able to rise to power is because his opponents had no one to compare him with in order to make their point that he was evil.

“We have to get rid of this Hitler guy. He’s SOOO evil! He’s worse than…than…”

“Napoleon?”

“C’mon: Napoleon was a master military strategist who respected local culture and left a lasting respect for the rule of law across Europe. Use your head.”

2 Comments

  1. Before Hitler was Hitler, King Leopold of Belgium was the touchstone for “manical genocidal evil.”

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