How National Socialism Rehabilitates Itself
April 25, 2021
One of the most outstanding features of our time is that so many people fling the N-word around, but if you ask them, “What is National Socialism?” they are at a loss for words.
It is no surprise that there is no meaningful definition of National Socialism from post-war established sources.
The best definition is from Dictionary.com, which tells us that NS is “the principles and practices of the Nazi party in Germany.” What are those principles and practices, and what is the inner logic that holds them together? It doesn’t say, which means they don’t know, or don’t want you to know.
Cambridge dictionary offers no definition. Mac Millan acknowledges that nazi is a slur: “an insulting word for someone who likes to control people or someone who does not like people who are different from them.” In that sense, those outsiders who want to control Germany are the nazis because they don’t like Germans who different from them.
What, then, is National Socialism (NS)?