- Oct 6, 2008
- Reaction score
- Brooklyn, NY
Only an idiot or an unscrupulous propagandist can claim that Nazism originates in Marxism. And usually these human qualities are combined
Both Hitler and the Bolsheviks took their doctrines from Karl Marx.
You didn't know that????
So many thing you don't know, bongo.
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A year after Lenin's death, 1924, the NYTimes published a small article about a newly established party in Germany, the National Socialist Labor Party, which "...persists in believing that Lenin and Hitler can be compared or contrasted...Dr. Goebell's....assertion that Lenin was the greatest man second only to Hitler....and that the difference between communism and the Hitler faith was very slight...." November 27, 1925.(Article provided in the film)
Shortly thereafter the Nazis found it more useful to stress differences, and the earlier campaign posters showing similarities disappeared, posters with both the hammer and sickle and the swastika. (18:30)
a. "Hitler often stated that he learned much from reading Marx, and the whole of National Socialism is doctrinally based on Marxism." George Watson, Historian, Cambridge.
b. "Socialists in Germany were national socialists, communists were international socialists." Vladimir Bukovsky.