So, I saw somebody as a question, If Hitler was really a bad guy, And obviously, Everyone was all '''omg yeh he is wel evil'' and throwing rage about.
But, In all Reality, When Hitler came to power in 1933, He was put incharge, Of a nation that was effectively defaulted, Like, Germany was suffering some of the worst Hyperinflation in history at its time,
When he took over, 6 Million people were unemployed, And those that were employed were getting horrible pay, And a large part of the German population was starving, Yet Britain, France and America continued to demand Germany to continue paying, Quite frankly retardededly large amounts of Reperations for 'Causing WW1'. And then France Occupied the German Rhineland and seized most of Germany's Coal and Industry and all of Germany's gold too.
And despite all this, And having basically nothing to work with whilst under some of the Worst debt in Financial history, Hitler, From 1933 - 1939, Turned Germany into one of the most powerful nations on the planet. Re-Occupied the Rhineland, Annexed Austria and Annexed Czechsolvakia (leaving only Solavakia as an ally). He managed to lower Unemployment by 5.7 Million from 6 Million, Those numbers are beyond nuts.
And, He Basically united all the Germans who were split up after WW1 and made a Global Superpower, Can you Imagine if America did something like this today? You would say it was impossible? But, Hitler Managed to do it, I mean, In my Opinion, The man, Is an absolute Genius, And quite honestly saved Germany.
I mean, If he never carried out the Extermination of Jews / Gypsies / Gays / Mentally Challenged / etc,, people, I honeslty think he would be a Prime example of a Great Politician.
- Yes, I think before the war, Hitler was a Good leaderVote A
- No, I still don't think he was a good leader (Explain why).Vote B
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He was certainly charismatic. He was a good speaker, and he used that to gain a large following and power. Plus, he gave people a scapegoat that they could unite against, helping him even more. So yes, in a way I do think he was a good leader. Though he certainly had his flaws (why would you even think attacking Russia in the winter is smart?)
And he certainly cared for his people. He wanted the best for the Germans, though his idea of what the best was was incredibly twisted. I mean, there was an instance where he even refused to eat a rich dinner because he didn't want to eat that well while his people were starving. If you heard of any already well looked upon leader doing that, it would be seen as very noble and compassionate. So obviously even horrible people can have good sides.
And overall, I think it is interesting to discuss Hitler's complexities. While what he did was unequivocally evil, it's still interesting and important to acknowledge him as human, as it makes sure people do understand that evil isn't some crazy thing that affects only those few obviously horrible people. It's something that can live inside even seemingly well meaning and good people as well. And that's important to understand. It's important to teach people that they have to watch even themselves very carefully, because after all, all those horrible dictators we read about in history thought they were doing the right thing too.0