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Adolf Hitler on Monetary Value

Both capitalism and Communism declare that the value and meaning of human life are found in material things, in money, and in economic “progress.” We believe differently.

IT WOULD BE the saddest sign of decay of a period if the impetus to a higher spiritual achievement lay only in the increased wage. If this criterion had been the sole determination in the world up to now, humanity would never have received its greatest scientific and cultural treasures. For the greatest inventions, the greatest discoveries, the most revolutionary scientific work, the most magnificent monuments of human culture, have not been given to the world through the urge for money. On the contrary, their birth not seldom meant positive renunciation of the earthly happiness of riches.

It may be that today gold has become the exclusive ruler of life, but the time will come when man will again bow down before a higher god. Many things today owe their existence solely to the longing for money and wealth, but there is very little among them whose non-existence would leave humanity any the poorer.

This, too, is a task of our movement; even now it must herald a day which will give to the individual what he needs for living, but uphold the principle that man does not live exclusively for the sake of material pleasures.

— Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf

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Source: Nature and Race

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Damien

Absolutely love Adolf Hitler. My God, what a man !! He saw everything so clearly and he knew what had to be done to save his beloved Germany. But thanks to the Jews’ control over the US, Germany was turned into rubble. The Jews made sure to firebomb several great German cities just to rub it in, using the war as an excuse to murder innocent civilians, and the Jews created that big beautiful atom bomb and they couldn’t wait to drop that sucker on Japan and watch hundreds of thousands of people vaporize, burn, the skin melted off their backs, oh the thrill of it, yessssssss, the joy of killing so many non-Jews. Watch some of Hitler’s full speeches. You will see that this man was completely coherent and… Read more »

Howard
Howard

Absolutely spot on! That’s the problem today, isn’t it? The problem isn’t necessarily the accumulation of wealth, and prestige and what have you – it’s more of the fact that the people who are at the bottom of the economic class do not have the means are ways to have a happy and sustainable life ! People who were the working people deserve living wages and access to reasonably priced goods and services that they can access for themselves and their families. And it’s the peoples and their families that are the foundation of any nation ! Benevolent and true leadership demands that the people come before anything else to make sure that the nationstate thrives and progresses in a forward manner such that your nation is never lost. In… Read more »