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It's also important to note that Hitler was influenced by a number of cultural precedents, such as Wagner, whom he held in God-like regard. Wagner himself was a passionate anti-Semite and part of a long tradition of intolerance in German history (he once expressed disgust at how a synagogue blotted the skyline of Vienna).

From Crusaders who massacred Jews as they went to the holy land to the "Willing Executioners" of WW2, Germany is somewhat infamous in its persecution.

Regrettable, Yes. Disgusting, Yes. Religious, Yes. Darwinian, No.

Sun, 20 Apr 2008 15:51:00 UTC | #156612