Why are Jews accused for Communism and capitalism at same time Origin of that

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Why are Jews accused for Communism and capitalism at same time? · Origin of that idea of associating Jews with Communism o Some Jews lived in Eastern Europe, involved in communism o Karl Marx was a Jew who was raised in a Christian family and later converted to Christianity o Joining Communism in greater numbers than the percent of German. 3% of German supported communism but for Jews, the number was 5% (Note that the population bases are different) o Reasons why Jews support communism: § Right-wing party was already established monopolist. So new comers, biased, needed to go to an other direction § Promotes equality for everyone § Poor Jews from eastern Germany joined Communist. Poor and still oppressed. (Ironically, not the wealthy ones who are gonna “bankroll”) § Best promise for equality 4. Conspiracy The assimilated Jew is the most dangerous Jew, destroys healthy structure of society · Working behind the scene to engineer their vision · Children—conspiracy, up to something. · Seemingly opposite trends o Reality: Jews have business sector and communist together, and they are united to fight against “us” · Jews taking the “night peoples” image; juxtaposition o Reality: Jews have business sector and communist together, and they are united to fight against “us” 5. Racial other Not capable of assimilating! · most unique argument in modern anti-Semitism, giving other arguments backup, unite the other arguments · “They can’t change. This is who they are. They will not integrate and we can’t let them integrate. All those badness are in their blood.” Anti-Semitism is not Anti-Judaism. u The latter is still exist. u Anti-Semitism is the sub-layer that occur in Europe as oppose to Anti-Judaism. l More compelling l New set of ideas backed by science, strong argument.
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n Everything in Jews never went away, and now as they become part of us, they become real threat. u Justified by the authority of science u The only way to prevent them from infiltrating, is to learn to distinguish them from us. 2. Discuss the evolution of racial thinking from the Enlightenment to Hitler. How would you characterize Hitler’s contributions to racial thought? Make sure to reference key primary sources that can illustrate some of the arguments you make in your essay. Enlightenment was an intellectual movement which takes off in the 18th century. People began to try and explain the world around them using their own powers of reason and thought. Something that spurred Europeans to classify humans was an interest in foreign civilizations. Saw people that were much less sophisticated and tried to understand why.What scientists tried to do was compare developments in culture and language through scientific inquiry. Began studying various categories of human beings. Sought to classify human begins just like animals and plants.First, the differences were just being identified and the impulse to classify was very much an Enlightenment product.Had enormous political consequences but is based on a scientific approach to understanding human nature. The idea that rationality and belief in science are going to help understand human nature.Scientific racism is a modern phenomenon based on science. There was a science of race. Called at the time scientific racismRacism is the idea that from the external features of a person, one can discern something about their internal qualities.Scientific racism did not begin with the intent to harm but ended up that way.It is racism that gives Nazism a distinctive stand. Movement where racial thought and ideology was at the very center of its thinking. Racism gives Nazism its defining stampJohann Blumenbach was a professor of University of Goettingen. One of the very first to develop a system of racial classification. Determined there was one human species with 5 variations as a result of degeneration. Differences due to environmental, climate, these differences were solely a function of environment. Closest to ideas today. Believed that degeneration was random and could actually be reversed. His conclusions were consistent with enlightenment, that belief that people were not born bad and human beings could constantly grow and change. Human nature was not bad but changing. Racisms are a part of chance variations. Blumenbach’s conclusion
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