One of the lefts most revered figures George Bernard Shaw actually defends Hitler, mass murder

Posted by moku 3 years ago in News
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George Bernard Shaw was one of the left's most revered figures and the only person to win both an Oscar and a Nobel prize.

In this clip Snore documents three points that many viewers find disturbing:

1. Shaw was a vocal supporter of Hitler, Stalin and Mussolini

2. Shaw supported mass killing of the unproductive

3. Shaw advocated creating a Zyklon-B type gas to allow more "humane" mass killing

The historical record for these claims is clear, but many posters dispute the second point by stating (without support) that Shaw was being sarcastic. Unfortunately, this is clearly not the case as is obvious from reading Shaw's writings and public comments in the broad context of the time they were written.

When Shaw's controversial statements on eugenics were reported in the media, he did not dispute them or claim that the quotes were taken out of context.

I welcome anyone to challenge the director on these and other points, but please provide specific support for any claims rather than just stating your own wistful thinking on the topic.

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