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3637, RE: Understood
Posted by 40thStreetBlack, Mon Oct-27-03 11:15 AM
>>all i wanted to say was that a lot of people around here
>>toss around the 'european' term as if people in the 14th and
>>15th century thought of themselves in that way. they didnt.
>I don't agree. Why didn't the Germans rise up to stop
>Hitler? In general, regular folk's morale was so low and I
>am sure many (not all) secretely hoped that Hitler would
>succeed and bring the country back into the game as a world
>power after WWI.

What does that have to do with 15th century European peasants and whether or not they had a world-view of themselves as superior "Europeans" destined to conquer the world?

"This will not stand, ya know, this aggression will not stand, man." - The Dude