He was one of many extremists; except this one became known for the regime responsible for the genocide of at least 5.5 million Jews, and millions of other victims whom he and his followers deemed racially inferior.
You cannot tame evil. Evil tames us. It sneaks up with subtle rhetoric and lures us in with good behavior, but deep inside evil is a roaring lion waiting for the right time to attack.
“Unless a man becomes the enemy of an evil, he will not even become its slave but rather its champion.”
― G.K. Chesterton
“No longer to be feared”, New York Times article about Adolf Hitler’s release from prison, on this day in 1924. pic.twitter.com/VjB1L4cfcm
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