Adolf Hitler is perhaps the single name most commonly regarded as synonymous with or symbolic of evil, due to his attempt to exterminate the Jewish people and other "undesirables" in Germany and the suffering and death that resulted directly from those actions.
- /religion: Hitler was not an atheist, by any stretch of the imagination.
- /symbol: Hitler has come to be widely used as a symbol of evil.
- Godwin's Law is an informal rule against the use of comparisons with Hitler as a method of demonization.
The best way to take control over a people and control them utterly
is to take a little of their freedom at a time, to erode rights by a thousand tiny and almost imperceptible reductions. In this way the people will not see those rights and freedoms being removed until pastthe point at which these changes cannot be reversed.