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Richard Weikart: What motivated Hitler to commit genocide?

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From Ratio Christi:

Richard Weikart, author of From Darwin to Hitler and Hitler’s Ethic. is also the author of The Death of Humanity.
, From Darwin to Hitler and Hitler’s Ethic.

It seems that some activities are so evil that they are beyond the capabilities of human nature alone, and can only be understood with the realization of demonic involvement in them. Nazi genocide certainly falls into this category of activity. But even that is dwarfed by the genocide of our own times. See this LifeSiteNews article: 1.72 billion abortions worldwide in the last 40 years That is more innocent human beings murdered via "legal" abortion than the entire human population of planet Earth at the beginning of the twentieth century. This is the modern version of child-sacrifice. It fuels all the other raging fires of evil of our times. It has placed civilization at the precipice of self-annihilation. After the modern, militantly atheistic states have presided over the "legal" murder of 1.7 billion children, the unthinkable becomes thinkable: Why not use nuclear weapons to get what we want? Or so the the Evil One will convince them, just as he made irrational evil become "reasonable" to the Nazis. It has never been clearer that
we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. -- Ephesians 6:12
What motivated Hitler to commit genocide? Here is a clue revealing the ideology behind Nazi genocide, an excerpt from the minutes of Berlin meeting of Nazi officials regarding the final solution of the Jewish question:
Approximately 11 million Jews will be involved in the final solution of the European Jewish question ... Under proper guidance, in the course of the final solution the Jews are to be allocated for appropriate labor in the East. Able-bodied Jews, separated according to sex, will be taken in large work columns to these areas for work on roads, in the course of which action doubtless a large portion will be eliminated by natural causes. The possible final remnant will, since it will undoubtedly consist of the most resistant portion, have to be treated accordingly, because it is the product of natural selection and would, if released, act as a the seed of a new Jewish revival (see the experience of history.)
The minutes of the meeting can be read in their entirety here: http://avalon.law.yale.edu/imt/wannsee.asp harry
ET @ 5 "The question should be why didn’t the USA and other allied countries allow the Jews into their borders? They had the chance" Yes. Hitler wanted to "eliminate" Jews from Germany, not necessarily kill them. Being from a small, rural town in Austria,Hitler wrote "Mein Kampf" in what was an odd dialect even for most Germans, and the German word he chose to say "eradicate" is frequently translated as "kill". But the fact is that Jews in Germany were free to emigrate right up until the shooting started in 1939. I forget the reference, but the English foreign ministry suggested that the USA allow the British quota of 10,000 immigrants to be applied to German Jews. (Emigration from both the British Isles and Canada had actually gone negative during The Depression.) The US State Department refused to even consider the idea, officially replying that the quotas were ENTIRELY up to the US government and could not be "traded" between countries. I'm not sure under which country's quota Einstein immigrated to the USA. Mostly likely would be Germany's. The problem was never getting permission to leave Germany; the problem was finding a country, ANY country, that would accept you. And the same is true for every other country in the world: no one had any interest in importing more Jewish people than they already had. This includes British-controlled Palestine, where the Moslem Arab majority strongly objected to any wholesale immigration by non-Moslems. And the military dictatorship in Warsaw was trying to ship Jews out of Poland and into the USSR, although even the Soviets didn't want them on their side of the border. vmahuna
My understanding was hate and economics. The question should be why didn't the USA and other allied countries allow the Jews into their borders? They had the chance ET
When you are your own god, why not genocide? Seriously, what's the difference if you have the power to make it happen and aren't accountable? Andrew asauber
To understand what motivates people to commit genocide, you don't need to brush up on the history of Hitler and Stalin. Your neighbors are probably doing genocide, Ask them. If you're in Boston, touch base with the Brigham and Womens' Hospital. They're leaders in genocides. Or ask people from Scandinavia. They're the world's top gurus genocide-wise. What is genocide? Its the deliberate killing off of a group of genetically distinctive people. And that's what modern society is doing with Downs Syndrome people. Killing them off before they can even breathe. You don't need the SS or the KGB. you just go to Doctor. iceland has eliminated them while the rest of Scandinavia is close behind. Our own United States of America kills off 70% of Downs Syndrome people. In the US the Constitution says they're inferior, and being inferior its okay to kill them, according to Federal Judges. Anyhow, what's the motivation for Genocide? For Downs Syndrome people its cause they're inconvenient. Come on. Genocide is mundane. Its all around us. Yawn. chris haynes
Ratio Christi looked at Mao and Stalin also:
What Motivated Mao to Commit Genocide? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pGQrECECDC0 Stalin: Harbinger of the 21st Genocide https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Blo-ADGX3x0

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