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Are Harry Potter books good at explaining the Nazi mentality?


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Think about it. Slytherin are the type of people that attracts ambitious people, pureblood mentality is due to the founder was into it. But its mainly ambitions that is what is red flag to me.

Because while Griffindor are the good boy scouts in the series. It is good at explaining why in history you have the sides you get.

Take for example nature of war, in World War 1 scenario Germany got massively punished. So this got a ambitious guy like Hitler in the seat of Nazi Germany. And you know the rest. Now obviously one side is obviously more in the wrong due to the horrific ideology. But thats the nature of war. Take war in Yemen, Iran probably have lot of ambitions to prove, which is why it happens. Its obviously one is more in the wrong. But that is the horror of war i think

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I’m going to allow this before I move it to media. There are some interesting parallels in the Harry Potter source material that would allow for a deep historical dive. The only request I have is to try keep this focused on the Potter universe. 

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@SIgmaBETA I moved this over to media discussion. I do enjoy topics that are not just “what do you think about X property?” And this scratches that itch. 
 

I will say that the recent Beasts movies do a better job in drawing a comparison to scapegoating and fascism, whereas the pureblood totalitarian regime that Voldemort wants has some other curious connections. The fact that Tom Riddle himself was a halfblood is one of the better Hitler parallels.  

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No it’s more like the idiotic lack of the mentality of today’s people with their JK Rowling problem.

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