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    Re: Who's worse: Genghis Khan, or Hitler?

    Quote Originally Posted by soccerboy22 View Post
    Until now. Your side terrorizes Americans like Genghis Khan terrorized villages.
    That's not right. I'm an Independent. We are more like a monkey with a machine gun.










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    Re: Who's worse: Genghis Khan, or Hitler?

    Quote Originally Posted by Risky Thicket View Post
    I'll take Hitler for $50, aberrant. Nobody in a political argument is ever accused of acting like Genghis Khan.
    That's only because they don't have good long-term memory function.
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    Re: Who's worse: Genghis Khan, or Hitler?

    Quote Originally Posted by lizzie View Post
    That's only because they don't have good long-term memory function.
    Indeed. And if they are like me they can't remember how to spell Genghis.










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    Re: Who's worse: Genghis Khan, or Hitler?

    Genghis Khan was an awesome person. People can want to be like Genghis Khan without being considered a freak. Anyone who wants to be like Hitler is an ass-hole.

    You can't have a mustache like Hitler. Anyone with Khan's mustache is awesome.

    You certainly can't name a kid Hitler. Anyone named Ghenghis is assumed to be a badass. Anyone named Khan is DEFINITELY badass. Look at Star Trek.

    And if you want to be a failed painter like Hitler you'll be given funny looks. If you want to be a barbarian like Khan that's kinda cool.

    Nobody wants to go to "Hitler Grill". What the hell would they serve you? Meanwhile...

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    Re: Who's worse: Genghis Khan, or Hitler?

    Quote Originally Posted by Risky Thicket View Post
    Indeed. And if they are like me they can't remember how to spell Genghis.
    My problem is with the proper pronunciation, rather than the spelling.
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    Re: Who's worse: Genghis Khan, or Hitler?

    Quote Originally Posted by aberrant85 View Post
    Having lived so historically recently, Hitler is rightfully held up as the height of evilness of mankind. Go back some 700 years, though, and Genghis Khan fit that description just as well. Both men are similar, having wrecked havoc on the population of Eurasia in a relatively brief, swift reign of terror.

    While WWII was the deadliest war in history, with between 40 and 72 million deaths, the Mongol conquests come close, having result in between 30 and 70 million deaths. And by worldwide population, the Mongol conquests were much deadlier, 17% vs. 1-3% of living people having been killed.

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    Each man committed genocide on an unprecedented scale, but today Genghis Khan enjoys an amount of notoriety, akin to that given to Alexander the Great.

    So is one man more evil than the other? And if so, who?
    I'm just curious what prompts such polls as this? Who thinks in these terms, wondering who's the greater of two evils... more importantly, why?

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    Re: Who's worse: Genghis Khan, or Hitler?

    I'd say the Charlie Chaplin mustache impersonator. Mainly for the reason that what the Nazi's did was so recent, that the world was completely different and that something like that was becoming less and less common.

    In Khan's time, his activities were far more common and we, as a species, were still trying to rise above being savages, and doing it very slowly I might add.
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    Re: Who's worse: Genghis Khan, or Hitler?

    Quote Originally Posted by Risky Thicket View Post
    That's not right. I'm an Independent. We are more like a monkey with a machine gun.
    So a machine gun is to you what a bow and arrow was to Khan?
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    Re: Who's worse: Genghis Khan, or Hitler?

    Quote Originally Posted by lizzie View Post
    My problem is with the proper pronunciation, rather than the spelling.
    Then there is Chakka. That whole family had weird names.










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    Re: Who's worse: Genghis Khan, or Hitler?

    Quote Originally Posted by soccerboy22 View Post
    So a machine gun is to you what a bow and arrow was to Khan?
    Yeah, pretty much. But then, I never did well on the Miller's Analogy test.










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