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Was hitler crazy?

i have a project to do on hitler and i need to know his mental state please help.

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"Crazy" is not quite the appropriate word.

He was certainly psychopathic, amoral, unscrupulous, unbalanced, and ego-maniacal -- so, compared to what we consider to be a "normal" person, he was definitely found lacking. So, by that test you could call him crazy.

But he was also charismatic, a gifted orator, intelligent, and able to inspire great devotion among his followers. It's probable that syphilis slowly affected his brain making him more irrational as he was forced to the realisation that Germany was losing the war so, toward the end your "crazy" tag would be fairly appropriate.

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top answer.I won't even bother answering you explained it perfectly.
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I've known a few wartime Germans and they all thought he was wonderful. The guy hoodwinked an entire nation.
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As you are supposed to be writing a project on this topic I should ignore this answer completely and perhaps engage with the vast amounts of literature on the topic. A good place to start would perhaps be to look at Zygmont Bauman's views on the holocaust. Wiki him, good luck
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You're a bit late with the advice, oooMattooo. I'm surprised that somebody who advocates distributing fibreglass around the neighbourhood has anything to say on the subject.
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Well yes and no. Read your history.

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*insert "are you kidding me face"* here.

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I would assume so

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Absolutely!

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He was not, just wanted the people of earth to be the same, and killed Jews

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He ended up killing himself actually. He wanted to rule the world and stuff. Did that work?..... no haha it didnt. I have many Jew friends and they are just like me.
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If he wasn't crazy, please explain to me WHAT he was. A normal, sane person could never do the things he did, and live with themselves.
I'm Jewish. My family, died because of Hitler.
Do your research before answering questions like this.
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Was not crazy just wanted everyone the same
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Cjk I agree, this is just annoying to say Hilter wasnt crazy
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Well...he was the one who wanted to take over the world. And kill all the Jews. And he killed himself....I would think so.

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he killed himself because he didnt want americans killing him instead
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Hmmm...well, let me use some of my common sense to figure this out...ummm, well, he killed millions of people, and killed himself, oh! And dont forget how he was such a cruel person.....YES!

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He was a evil psychotic maggot, that had a lot of power

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He did sadly. He tried to take over the earth and kill all the Jews. He then committed self murder. The maggot didnt think everyone was equal for the moment and didnt like the Jews.

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No. Adolf Hitler was in fact, an incredible leader. Unfortunately, his beliefs were terrible. I am a Jew myself so he really affects my life in some way

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Why yes, yes he was crazy

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You may want to actually know the answer to a question before you answer it...:/
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He suffered from syphilis. It can cause dementia and basically eat away at the brain and other organs. So yes, he was crazy.

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The man knew how to influence people and play off people's anger and frustration . He was a very manipulative man that used his power for evil and tried to exterminate a entire race and take over the world not to mention he though if you didn't have white skin , blue eyes, and blonde hair you were inferior so yea I would say he was crazy .

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Yes he was crazy he killed millions if people! Of course he was crazy!

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he faught in world war 1 and some people say that screwed him up. he was a good leader and had good intentions in the begining but he did some horrible and unspeakable things

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Is this even a question?!

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They think he was gassed by nerve toxins (the smell of new mown hay) in WWI and became increasingly brain-impaired. He finally just fell apart as Germany did at the end of WWII.

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Does murdering 6 milion Jews give an idea?!? Yes he was!!!!

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Yes

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As already mentioned, he suffered from syphilis and advanced syphilis can lead to megalomania.

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Crazy like a fox.

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I don't like to say he is crazy, because it's like giving him an excuse, and there is NO excuse for what he did.

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thats right rose .....
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his mental state ...? are you f... serious he murdered over 5 million people ......

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You can be sane and murder over 5 million people.
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really you think so.....
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Yeah, Obama and his troops.
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Depends on your definition of crazy. Personally I don't think a crazy person would have the leadership and organizational skills that he had. Evil maybe... Probably not crazy.

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in a sense. he was crazy for what he did like start world war 2 or be responsible for the genocide of the european jews. but he wasn't because he was able to persuade millions. thats why a lot of people respect him

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To me, there can be no other explanation.

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I don't like to lable people as "crazy", it just goes against what I believe in. I'd say, whether it be defending what he did or not, doing what he believed in. There were more than likely other people that felt the same way he did, however, he just expressed that belive first. Personally, I think it was an inhumane act. But yet, who am I to judge?

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Umm, Yes and No

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extremely!! he was really weird. I would go into details but lol I dont think thats the sort of thing you tell a young kid. I will tell you he has an extreme flatulence problem (farting). His parents were cousins.his dad being much older than his mother.Hid father was extremely brutal.his mother was loving,and he worshipped her,sleeping with her into his late teens. When she got cancer,the doctor who treated her was a jew. In his years in office,he was shot up everyday with drugs,comparable to speed today.

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Not any more crazier than his followers, allies and enablers to his crimes and victims!

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He had his ways that I dont agree with but he did invent things that make our lives easier today. Hitler invented the interstate system. The interstate system was originally invented to transfer troops better during WWII. It was adopted into America later on. The interstate system was originally named the "Auto bot". Also Hitler came up with the breed of dog which is the German Shepard. Hitler wanted a smart, trainable, strong dog that was intimidating during WWII. Today we use the German Shepard for police force and military. Hitler was a little sick in the head though when it came to other things

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Hitler was not actually crazy, he was very gifted, but he used his talent to do bad things. I mean, he killed so many Jewish people just because he claimed that they were to blame for Germany's failure in WW1, that's really bad.

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