Posts Tagged ‘Thomas Mann’

  1. Essential skills for dictators

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    March 20, 2017 by AK

    Thomas Mann wrote in his 1939 essay Brother Hitler: And then he — who had learned nothing, and in his dreamy, obstinate arrogance never would learn anything; who had neither technical nor physical discipline, could not sit a horse, or drive a car, or fly a plane, or do aught that men do, even to …
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  2. Margin notes

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    August 17, 2015 by AK

    Thomas Mann wrote in his essay Bruder Hitler that the German dictator, in his “dreamy arrogance,” did not have the discipline to learn how to ride a horse, drive a car or pilot a plane; the man could not even father a child. (A little below the waist, the last bit.) Mussolini learned to ride a horse, drive …
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