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Interview with director Jeffrey van Davis on Heidegger and Nazism

Following up on an earlier post about Only a God Can Save Us, here in four parts is my 40-minute interview with van Davis about his documentary on philosopher Martin Heidegger and his involvement with National Socialism: van Davis’s documentary … Continue reading

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Third printing of DVD documentary Nietzsche and the Nazis

The third printing (!) of the 2006 documentary is now officially available at Amazon and at a new, lower price. Here is a full image of the cover wrap of the third printing. (And of course, this being the Christmas … Continue reading

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Famous anti-smoking activists from history

Here is a fascinating short article in the British Journal of Medicine by Robert N. Proctor, professor of the history of medicine at Penn State University: “The anti-smoking campaigns of the Nazis: a little known aspect of public health in … Continue reading

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The book version of Nietzsche and the Nazis

… is forthcoming in August and is now available for pre-order at Amazon. It will be published in both hardcover and Kindle formats. The image is a gray-scale version of the cover. The book version is based on the script … Continue reading

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Marxism = Nazism (another datum)

Baader-Meinhof was a far Left terrorist group, and one of the most violent, killing dozens and maiming more during the 1970s. Its “official” name was Rote Armee Fraktion (“Red Army Faction”). The logo shows a nice big socialist red star … Continue reading

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Instinct, passion, and anti-reason

[This is Section 36 of Nietzsche and the Nazis.] 36. Instinct, passion, and anti-reason Hitler was fond of saying, in private, “What luck that men do not think.” Another significant point of agreement exists between Nietzsche and the Nazis: Both … Continue reading

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Anti-individualism and collectivism [Section 34 of Nietzsche and the Nazis]

[This is Section 34 of Nietzsche and the Nazis.] Part 7. Nietzsche as a Proto-Nazi 34. Anti-individualism and collectivism We know that the National Socialists were thoroughly collectivistic and strongly anti-individualistic. For them the relevant groups were the Germanic Aryans—and … Continue reading

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On Judaism and Christianity: opposite or identical?

[This is Section 32 of Nietzsche and the Nazis.] 32. On Judaism and Christianity: opposite or identical? One more key difference between Nietzsche and the Nazis is important, and that is their views on Christianity. Nietzsche consistently states that Judaism … Continue reading

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