Hitler's Beliefs Of Adolf Hitler And Joseph Stalin

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“When it comes to controlling human beings, there is no better instrument than lies. Because you see, humans live by beliefs. And beliefs can be manipulated. The power to manipulate beliefs is the only thing that counts.”- Michael Ende. Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin, both very manipulative people, may have seemed great to many people of Germany and Russia at first, but in the end they were known as very evil. After World War I, Hitler entered politics and realized his ability of giving great speeches. His speeches were powerful and very believable, the people believed that he really would make Germany great again. Hitler soon became the leader of the Nazi party, and in 1933 Hitler became Chancellor of Germany, not much later, he became the …show more content…
Hitler’s speeches were very strong and one of the reasons was that he spoke strongly and he got his point right across. He said things that were almost threatening, but made the people think there would be an outstanding outcome. For instance, in one of Hitler’s speeches it states, “…I have no further interest in the Czech State. And that is guaranteed to him! We want no Czechs!” (Hitler 79) This highlights Hitler’s very strong words, while he also gets his point across in a very small amount of sentences. Not only Hitler, but also Stalin was vas very strong and got right to is point. For example, in a speech from Stalin, it says, “Or choice is clear. We must accept the German proposal and, with a refusal, politely send the Anglo-French mission home.”(Stalin 88)This signifies Stalin’s ways of being very firm with his words, while also getting his point across, and making himself seem brilliant. In conclusion, Hitler and Stalin’s capability to be firm and straight forward is one of the things that made them so …show more content…
Hitler said things about himself that made him look amazing, but in the end, they were not true. The country was falling, so when the people heard even the simplest thing about helping the country, they were all for it. Hitler said things like these which made him look like a great leader, when in reality he wasn’t. For instance, in the speech from Hitler, it says, “I myself am a front-line solider and I know how grave a thing war is. I wanted to spare the German people such an evil.”(Hitler 78) This illustrates that Hitler is trying to convince the people of Germany that he knows how the people feel and wants the best for them when in reality he wants the best for himself. Stalin’s situation was very similar to Hitler’s. Russia was not at its highest peak and they needed help. It seemed as if Stalin was there only hope to get on their feet again. Anything he said made him seem as if he was the best leader they could have, when he actually wasn’t. For example, in the speech from Stalin, it says, “Comrades, I have presented my considerations to you.”(Stalin 90) This explains that Stalin has told the people what he thinks and wants and at the same time hinting that he is the best choice. As you can see, both Hitler and Stalin used the fact that the countries were falling and words to their advantage and made themselves seem like magnificent and

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