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Old 12-20-2010, 12:06 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Even though we had a 45 year long Cold War, most Western people would still say Nazis are worse because the Holocaust is considered officially the biggest tragedy in human history. Though actually the Communist regimes killed far more people than the Nazis ever did, and were really every bit as cruel. Even though they weren't so much racist, they did persecute religious groups and classes of people.
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Old 12-20-2010, 12:08 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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btw i should say 'Soviets', and their allies. i actually think Communism as an ideology is not even all that bad, it just went so wrong.
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Old 12-20-2010, 12:13 PM
 
Location: You Ta Zhou
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Communism is worse because it lasted longer. I've been to a communist country, and you can still see how it has affected the people. You can see how they won because you feel like you need to say that communism failed, while I've never heard anyone say that about Nazism. Communism is also worse because it killed MANY TIMES more people.
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Old 12-20-2010, 02:46 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles area
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Default Can we go only by total numbers killed?

I doubt if it's possible to decide based only on total numbers killed. After all, the Soviets had many more years to accomplish their evil deeds - they were at it before Hitler even came to power in 1933 and they continued (although on a more modest scale) after Hitler was dead and his regime was history in 1945.

I think it's a toss-up.
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Old 12-20-2010, 03:09 PM
 
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The nazis by far.Stalin had a miltary dictatorship not a true communistic state.
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Old 12-20-2010, 03:23 PM
 
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im confused.

are you comparing national socialism to communism?

or are you comparing the Nazi Germans to the Soviets?
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Old 12-20-2010, 03:43 PM
 
Location: Wherever women are
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Even though we had a 45 year long Cold War, most Western people would still say Nazis are worse because the Holocaust is considered officially the biggest tragedy in human history. Though actually the Communist regimes killed far more people than the Nazis ever did, and were really every bit as cruel. Even though they weren't so much racist, they did persecute religious groups and classes of people.
I don't

Double the number of Indians were systemically killed by the British laws between 1700 and 1947.

Alexander massacred more people than Hitler and Stalin combined.

Romans probably win the roulette on this one.

Millions continue to die in Africa.

Mao killed his own ton.

The Bolsheviks did.

I don't believe in romance in a particular tragedy coz it involved a special ethnicity some parts of the world are so fond of In the broad scheme of things, Adolf will be another of those crazy despots with 10 million skulls on his shoulder. I see no difference between Alexander, Sulla and Hitler
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Old 12-20-2010, 03:55 PM
 
Location: Blankity-blank!
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Don't kid yourself, Americans don't have much against Nazis...
1. Nazis labeled as traitors those who opposed the war. Greetings to Fox News!
2. Nazis hated gays. Greetings to James Dobson and Jerry Falwell and their followers.
3. Nazis despised intellectuals. Book burnings. German artists and authors fled to exile. Git'er done! Hi Sarah, are you listening?
4. Nazis believed in white superiority. Hello America!
5. Nazis hated communism. Hello America! God Ble$$ America!
6. Nazis loved to fly flags and other Nazi symbols. Sniff, sniff, and a lump in the throat.
7. Nazis promoted militarism among the people. Greetings America!
Let's see now, if only Hitler had decided to attempt to exterminate muslims instead of Jews, America might have liked him much better.
And who could ever forget the adorable Gestapo in their never ending dedication to spy on and arrest all people that might be a threat to their national security.

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Old 12-20-2010, 07:02 PM
 
Location: the great state of VIRGINIA
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when it comes to total hate and murder with efficency,nobody comes close to the nazis!
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Old 12-20-2010, 09:03 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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A communist hates you because of what you do; choices you made like to be a capitalist or a reactionary. But a Nazi hates you because of what you were born, a thing you had no choice over. IMO that makes Nazis worse.

The communists also served a use as an alternative to capitalism, that helped keep the capitalists in line (I like capitalism but I like it kept in line); now they're going hog wild and running roughshod over everything. Whereas the Nazis were in bed with the capitalists.

And the Nazis hated labor unions so as a union man I think the Nazis were worse.
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