Nietzsche On The Genealogy Of Morality

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The most obvious and controversial of Hitler's ideas are those that deal with race. His conception of a "master race," often depicted through the blonde-haired, blue-eyed Aryan, was the cornerstone of his entire policy and agenda. According to Hitler, the Germanic people were this race, the "highest race, [a] master people," destined for world dominance (Hitler). This idea of a master race clearly stems from Nietzsche’s work On the Genealogy of Morals. Nietzsche speaks extensively of "noble races" and their superiority in fields such as science, art, and war. Nietzsche's admiration of the ingenuity, intelligence, and skill of certain races is translated into racist doctrine in the ideas and writings of Hitler. Nature, according to Hitler, "by

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