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Re: Adolph Hitler thread

Postby Igor » Tue Mar 19, 2013 8:40 pm

Henry Vilas wrote:He was also a Catholic.


Not to derail the thread, but that is a matter of some debate. Certainly he was raised Catholic. He did not go to church at all as an adult. The Nazis certainly released Christian-themed propaganda. But their private beliefs were all over the board. Some Nazis were atheists. Some advocated a return to the Norse gods. Others advocated doing nothing to the churches until the war was over, and then taking control of them. Some were Catholic, and some were Protestant.

Hitler at times appeared to advocate all of those views, plus some others, including a view of Christianity which rejected the Old Testament. He also apparently admired Eastern religions and Islam for being less mealy-mouthed.

Mussolini was less conflicted.

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Re: Adolph Hitler thread

Postby massimo » Tue Mar 19, 2013 8:44 pm

Igor wrote:Not to derail the thread...

Now THAT's funny!

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Re: Adolph Hitler thread

Postby Henry Vilas » Tue Mar 19, 2013 9:12 pm

Igor wrote:
Henry Vilas wrote:He was also a Catholic.


Not to derail the thread, but that is a matter of some debate. Certainly he was raised Catholic. He did not go to church at all as an adult.

He was baptised and confirmed. A Catholic cannot quit (kinda like the mob), although he could have been kicked out. But the Church never excommunicated Hilter.

Instead:Image

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Re: Adolph Hitler thread

Postby Igor » Tue Mar 19, 2013 9:17 pm

massimo wrote:
Igor wrote:Not to derail the thread...

Now THAT's funny!


Well yeah, that was kind of the point.

However, I did use the term "rail" in responding to a post mentioning Mussolini, which has to be some sort of corollary to Godwin's Law. Maybe the only way to kill a Hitler thread is by mentioning Mussolini and trains.

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Re: Adolph Hitler thread

Postby Bland » Tue Mar 19, 2013 10:06 pm

Henry Vilas wrote:
Igor wrote:
Henry Vilas wrote:He was also a Catholic.


Not to derail the thread, but that is a matter of some debate. Certainly he was raised Catholic. He did not go to church at all as an adult.

He was baptised and confirmed. A Catholic cannot quit (kinda like the mob), although he could have been kicked out. But the Church never excommunicated Hilter.

Yes, Henry, you are correct. But so what?
Are you suggesting that anything Hitler did or said was "in the name of Catholicism?" Because that's just stupid. (And I'm certainly no defender of Catholicism.)
Can't you just let this thread be funny?

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Re: Adolph Hitler thread

Postby Henry Vilas » Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:34 am

Bland wrote:Yes, Henry, you are correct. But so what?
Are you suggesting that anything Hitler did or said was "in the name of Catholicism?"

No.

Bland wrote:Can't you just let this thread be funny?

Go ahead. Tell a Hitler joke.

Waiting.

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Re: Adolph Hitler thread

Postby O.J. » Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:41 am

Image

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Re: Adolph Hitler thread

Postby Bland » Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:42 am

I was literally just about to post that very same image, O.J.

Henry, lighten the fuck up would ya?

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Re: Adolph Hitler thread

Postby O.J. » Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:42 am

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Re: Adolph Hitler thread

Postby Henry Vilas » Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:49 am

Bland wrote:I was literally just about to post that very same image, O.J.

But you didn't.

Bland wrote:Henry, lighten the fuck up would ya?

Still waiting for your joke.

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Re: Adolph Hitler thread

Postby Bland » Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:53 am

Henry Vilas wrote:
Bland wrote:I was literally just about to post that very same image, O.J.

But you didn't.

Bland wrote:Henry, lighten the fuck up would ya?

Still waiting for your joke.

Are you fucking kidding me Hank?
I had made the post, clicked "Preview" and saw O.J. had beat me to the punch(line).

Could you be any more uptight and dour?

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Re: Adolph Hitler thread

Postby Henry Vilas » Wed Mar 20, 2013 10:00 am

Yet still no joke.

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Re: Adolph Hitler thread

Postby Ned Flanders » Wed Mar 20, 2013 10:00 am

Don't be too hard on Hank. He's got the Pabst squirts sumpin turrible this mornin'.

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Re: Adolph Hitler thread

Postby Bland » Wed Mar 20, 2013 10:25 am

Image

Happy now ya humorless fuck?

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Re: Adolph Hitler thread

Postby Detritus » Wed Mar 20, 2013 11:22 am

Bland wrote:Image

Happy now ya humorless fuck?

Meh...I liked it better the first time. Maybe O.J. just tells it better.


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