Opinion Do people really like Adolf Hitler?

Discussion in 'The War Room' started by Zazen, Dec 23, 2016.

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Do you like Adolf Hitler

Poll closed Jan 2, 2017.
  1. Yes

    14.5%
  2. No

    85.5%
  1. Zazen

    Zazen Brown Belt

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    I've noticed within the past year or so that people are starting to change their tune about Hitler. All I keep hearing is how misunderstood he was, he just wanted to kill corrupt jew bankers, how much he loved his nation, etc. Where is all this coming from? Nearly every youtube video about Hitler has tons of likes and comments praising him and there's posters here who like him.
     
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  2. Canuck

    Canuck Purple Belt

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    People admire his ambition and rise to power. Its unfortunate that he was a Jew-hating monster.
     
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  3. Valhoven

    Valhoven Errands ❦f quarter Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    This should explain the recent phenomenon you speak of:

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  4. Phelly2

    Phelly2 Purple Belt

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    Sources???

    I haven't seen anything like that.
     
  5. Phelly2

    Phelly2 Purple Belt

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    The only admiration I've seen of Hitler (and this is back when I was in school) was his ability to give a speech and to rally his people.

    Beyond that: Psycho!
     
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  6. Armbars

    Armbars Beast Mode

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    Stop being silly, any sane grounded individual will agree he was a complete fruitcake.
     
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  7. Lucifer Alpha

    Lucifer Alpha The Catastrophe

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    Chrono Trigger?

     
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  8. Bubzeh

    Bubzeh Silver Belt

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    He wasn't a pussy. And in today's day and age, that's admirable.
     
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  9. Valhoven

    Valhoven Errands ❦f quarter Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Loved CT back in the day. Mephistopheles Omega delivers.
     
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  10. Valhoven

    Valhoven Errands ❦f quarter Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    <{danawhoah}>
     
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  11. FinalFight

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    Your could apply that logic to any mass murderer or criminal.
     
  12. 8KresniK8

    8KresniK8 Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    In short? Yes
     
  13. FinalFight

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    One thing people don't often take into consideration is how many psychopaths there are in the human population. There are many of them out there who take pleasure in knowing that one man was responsible for the deaths of millions. It's a mental perversion and sadly all too uncommon.
     
  14. sub_thug

    sub_thug Silver Belt

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    He was a totally evil dude with evil ambitions. He was good at a few things like giving speeches, motivating his people, and mobilizing his government in the early years of his time as head of state. Bottom line, he was effective. The problem was that he was an effective weapon for being totally evil. I think most reasonable people can agree to that.
     
  15. KungFuJones

    KungFuJones Blue Belt

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    People like trump who is hitler 2.0. Same shit different asshole.
     
  16. Selukrid612

    Selukrid612 Red Belt

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    When people are constantly being sold out by their own governments and having their needs and safety play second fiddle to those of foreigners, anybody starts to look better in comparison. Putin was one of the world's most admired men in the US in recent years. The West has become so pathetically weak that strong leaders capture the imagination. Let's just hope things don't become so bad that we develop a soft spot for Kim Jong Un.
     
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  17. King Joffery

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    Another thing you have to consider is history is written by the victors so since Hitler lost he was painted in the worst possible light. The Armenian genocide was worse in some ways (not quite as high a death count but they were killed in a more brutal way) but nobody gives a fuck about the Armenians because they lost, hell the Turks even get to pretend it never happened.
     
  18. Higus

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    Put enough distance between a bad event and the present time, and the impact is greatly reduced. People openly admire Genghis Khan and the martial accomplishments of the Mongolians, for instance, without really thinking about the mass scale of rape and murder that was associated with them. In a couple of decades, it's possible that many people will have the opinion that Hitler was a bad dude, but he also did a lot of good things. Give it centuries, and there might be a lot of people who openly admire him.

    (EDIT: wow, looking at some of the posts in this thread, I guess it's happening sooner than I thought. wtf, people!)
     
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  19. OverCoronavirus Pressure

    OverCoronavirus Pressure Touched by Pazuzu

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    That asshole still owes me ten bucks
     
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  20. Fedorable

    Fedorable Continues without supporting Sherdog.

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    something happened and my game got corrupted right at the end and I couldn't finish it after getting to the end. Up yours Hitler, I mean Chronotrigger cartridge.
     
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