Hitler and Mao were both very popular. Their ideas were accepted by most of 
their people, except, of course, their scapegoats.

--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, obbajeeba <no_reply@...> wrote:
>
> It would be best not to hold the masses guilty, for who props up a dictator, 
> is too busy earning a way to put food on their tables. 
> Look at any strangling polices of any nation, and there one will find the 
> birth of a dictator brought about by greed, power and a few. 
> 
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, doctordumbass@ <no_reply@> wrote:
> >
> > Possibly, but once a country acts in such a barbaric way, it is very 
> > difficult to then ask for fairness from others. I knew a German guy who 
> > lived through it as a child, and he said that after the war, finding a dead 
> > dog to eat in the rubble was a real treat. He also mentioned trying to go 
> > back to work in Germany in the '60's as a dock worker, and said much of the 
> > Nazi mentality was still present. This is all hearsay, though he was not 
> > someone I would have doubted.
> > 
> > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, nablusoss1008 <no_reply@> wrote:
> > >
> > > 
> > > 
> > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "Ann" <awoelflebater@> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, doctordumbass@ <no_reply@> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > Well, they really *did* lean over the edge of civilization a tad too 
> > > > > far, with the whole holocaust/genocide thingie...Fair or not, it 
> > > > > tends to leave a really bad first impression with others.
> > > 
> > > That's no excuse for the indoctrination of generations of young Germans 
> > > who had nothing to do with Nazi-Germany.
> > > 
> > > .
> > > > 
> > > > Yes, it is a shame there has to be repercussions for bad actions but 
> > > > ugly architecture and the lack of a German national anthem sung in the 
> > > > halls of academia are hardly on the scale of millions of people gassed, 
> > > > tortured and roasted alive. Shit happens and war never seems to make 
> > > > anybody feel better but I'll take the rape of my architecture over the 
> > > > rape of my body. 
> > > 
> > > I can always tear down the offending structure later.
> > > 
> > > You can ?
> > >
> >
>


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