What is the first step in establishing tyranny? Those who would rule must convince enough people that “it’s the right thing to do.” Consider some of the more prominent examples.
- When white people enslaved black people, they used the government to help establish their “right” to own black people. Supposedly, blacks were racially inferior. That is, various academics established the belief in the racial inferiority of blacks as a “scientific belief.” That supposedly made enslaving blacks “the right thing to do.”
- Before Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party took over Germany, Hitler documented the ideology of the Nazis in Mein Kampf. The Nazis advocated the belief in an Aryan master race. The Nazis also emphasized racial conflict, especially agains the Jews. That supposedly made The Holocaust “the right thing to do.”
- Karl Marx…
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