Would you kill baby Hitler?


The question initially arose when The New York Times Magazine polled its readers last month and found that a plurality of respondents said they would, in fact, kill Hitler as a baby…

Is infanticide the only answer? Couldn’t we just send baby Hitler to another country? Wouldn’t that stop him from becoming Hitler? Would another Nazi rise to fill his space in history? And who is responsible for what the baby grew up to be? Do you think Jeb Bush asks himself these questions?


5 thoughts on “Would you kill baby Hitler?

  1. Please don’t misunderstand my words. I think this is a great question for a number of reasons.

    Who knows what made the emerged from its Mother’s womb a Hitler. This is a form of genetic determinism and unfortunately, this reasoning is what drives the so-called ‘austerity’ programs that are killing people in the States and elsewhere…

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