The American Way? Our Connection To Nazi Germany

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Shared February 17, 2012

Don't let the title fool you. This video is actually about how government-run schooling contributed to the rise of socialism, imperialism and eventually fascism in Germany between the 1890s and 1940s.

Critical Thinking Question:
In school we are led to believe that we are all living in an ideal vision of what society should be...
But whose vision is it?
And what were their ideals?

Based on podcast 025: The Way

For an expansion of the ideas in this video, check out these episodes of the podcast:
School Sucks #134: The American Way Expanded (1 of 3): The Gasoline-Soaked House

School Sucks #135: The American Way Expanded (2 of 3): Pyromania

School Sucks #136: The American Way Expanded (3 of 3): The Matches

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