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Kresta in the Afternoon – December 22, 2020 – Hour 2

2020 Kresta in the Afternoon Countdown

#23 – Kresta Comments: What Hitler Believed

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#22: The Foundations of Hitler’s Ideology

February 12 is the birthday of Charles Darwin. Darwin’s theory has had a revolutionary impact on ethics and morality, and that impact was seen explicitly in Nazi ideology and the rise of eugenics. We’ll talk about it with Richard Weikart.

Richard Weikart

Richard Weikart is emeritus professor of history at Stanislaus State University. He’s the author of several books including Hitler’s Religion: The twisted Beliefs that Drove the Third Reich and From Darwin to Hitler: Evolutionary Ethics, Eugenics and Racism in Germany. Visit him at

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The Role of Darwinism in Nazi Racial Thought

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