The Adolf Hitler Essay

1491 Words Apr 11th, 2016 6 Pages
Heartless murderer. Inhumane maniac. These are examples of the popular view of the infamous Adolf Hitler. While schools do need to teach the atrocities of Hitler and his Nazi regime as part of World War II’s history, his life as a man should be taught as well. Genesis 1:27 says “So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them”; since God created man in His image, and God is morally good, humans cannot be completely morally corrupt. Despite the emotional bias society condemns Hitler with, there was a human side to the world’s worst dictator. Adolf Hitler’s childhood was a fairly normal one. He was born on April 20, 1889, in Braunau an Inn, Austria to Alois Hitler and Klara Polz. An Austrian customs official, Alois had done well for himself and his family despite having been an illegitimate child. Adolf was the fourth oldest out of six children, with two older half-siblings from an earlier marriage of Alois’s. His father was physically violent with his sons. Unfortunately, Adolf’s younger brother Edmund died in 1900, two years before the Hitlers moved to Germany. His father also died in 1903. In elementary school, Adolf excelled, was interested in doing art, and even demonstrated leadership skills. In middle and high school, however, he did poorly. At the age of 16, he dropped out of school and simply stayed at home. In 1907, Adolf moved to Vienna at 18 with money from his mother to pursue his painting career and…

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