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Bonhoeffer on the ‘Stupidity’ That Led to Hitler’s Rise

  • As both major US political parties continue to centralize power, Americans today might do well to heed Bonhoeffer’s warning.
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Annie Holmquist, Intellectual Takeout

April 8, 2016 | Although he was in power for only a handful of years, Hitler and his Nazi government slaughtered millions. One of the more well-known victims of that slaughter was Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who was executed on April 8th, 1945, a few short weeks before Hitler’s own death.

Unlike many of Hitler’s victims, Bonhoeffer was not a Jew, but a Lutheran minister, scholar, and theologian who boldly spoke against Hitler’s policies. Bonhoeffer landed a position in the German government during WWII and subsequently used that position as cover for assassination attempts against Hitler. Holmquist is Editor of Intellectual Takeout. In her role, she assists with website content production and social media messaging.  

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Debunking Trump’s - and Others' - Despicable Lies On Abortion, Compiled by David Culver, Ed., Evergreene Digest

  • 1: Debunking Trump’s Despicable Lies On Abortion
  • A neonatal nurse sets the record straight.
  • Part 2: The Anti-Abortion Movie ‘Unplanned’ Is Loaded With Dangerous Lies
  • So HuffPost talked to an OB-GYN to debunk them. enlighten others. Be sure to pass this on to friends and kin. We must break the system's  ability to lie with impunity.