LONDON (Jul. 11)
The methods by which hatred against the Jews is being inculcated into the minds of schoolchildren in Germany are revealed in a survey by “two English investigators” on “Education in Nazi Germany” published by the Kulturkampf Association. Sir Norman Angell, in his preface to the survey, declares that “a whole great nation is now being ‘conditioned’ by the control of the mind of all its youth to accept certain gross fallacies as truth.”
In order to make German youth ready to accept aggressive militarism as the philosophy of life, a feeling of superiority over other nations is systematically implanted by the inculcation of Nazi racial theories which occupy an important place in the curriculum of German schools. This inevitably leads to teaching contempt and hatred for Jews, the survey says.
“The child’s mind,” the authors say, “is prepared by the authorities as systematically and thoroughly for this racial hatred as is possible. in school and out of school no decency of behavior to the Jew can be tolerated. Not only is the Jewish child penalized for its birth, but the Aryan child showing any kindness, or tolerance towards the Jewish child is also punished.”