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Is it acceptable, in a limited sense, and as even Churchill did, to acknowledge Hitler's oratory, charisma, industry and determination?

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DDonde · 31-35, M
It would be dangerous not to. These kinds of people are around us.
Psychopaths a serial killers are intelligent and charismatic. That's how they get people to fall for them and manipulate them. They just don't have a conscience.
John01 · M
A lot of books and documentaries about the Second World War touch on those elements. In that context I think its acceptable.
Dolimyte · 36-40, M
He was also a descent artist. If he was all shit, he never would have risen to power. Just to be clear, fuck that guy.
Aussie69 · 51-55, M
[@1999,Dolimyte] Was a vegetarian, teetotaller, animal lover and possibly virgin too apparently. Might have been better for the world as a whole if he hadn't had these minor virtues.
HoraceGreenley · 56-60, M
[@1026913,Aussie69] Maybe if he had gotten laid once in a while he wouldn't have started a World War
Dolimyte · 36-40, M
[@1026913,Aussie69] hard to say. A different leader may have won WWII for the Nazis.
Budwick · 70-79, M
Yeah, I guess so.
I would [b][i]not [/i][/b]support Nazi Pride Month and wouldn't want even your acknowledgement of his [i]oratory, charisma, industry and determination[/i]construed as acceptance of his brutal, murderous policies.
meJess · F
You can admire people’s abilities without condoning how they use them
The only way to explain his accomplishments would be to [i]acknowledge [/i]them. Lauding them would not be.

 
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