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Response to MaryMagdaline (Original post)

Mon Feb 21, 2022, 02:55 PM

5. Look to history to predict the future

It is the leaders of the country who determine the policy and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy or a fascist dictatorship or a Parliament or a Communist dictatorship.
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voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same way in any country.

-Hermann Goering
"Nuremberg Diary" by Gustave M. Gilbert, 1947

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