Modern Fascism by Gene Edward Veith – Lecture notes (4)

“The ultimate goal of the Nazis was to eliminate not only the Jews but the Judeo-Christian tradition, with its transcendent God and transcendent ethics. They sought to replace it with either a paganized Christianity or a revival of ancient mythological consciousness. To this end, the German Christian movement took shape. Making use of the current …

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“Whereas Hitler could deal with the Jews by a policy of extermination, Christianity could not be dealt with so neatly. Christianity, after all, had become part of the texture of the ethnic culture that he was trying to restore. If Christianity could not be eliminated, it could be changed. Cured of its ‘Hebrew disease,’ Christianity …

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Modern Fascism by Gene Edward Veith – Lecture notes (2)

“The list of fascist sympathizers reads like a Who’s Who of 20th-century culture. To be sure, many of them recanted their earlier allegiance once the war broke out and the horrific implications of fascism became clear. Nevertheless, they made up the intellectual and cultural climate that brought Hitler into power.” “The fascist dream of a …

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