Thursday, September 29, 2011

Quote: Albert Speer

"Hitler's dictatorship differed in one fundamental point from all its predecessors in history. It was the first dictatorship in the present period of modern technical development, a dictatorship which made complete use of all technical means for the domination of its own country. Through technical devices like the radio and the loud-speaker, eighty million people were deprived of independent thought. It was thereby possible to subject them to the will of one man..."

-Albert Speer, Hitler's Minister for Armaments (at his trial after World War II)

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