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Reader comment on item: Winston Churchill Compares "Mein Kampf" to the Koran
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Submitted by Vijay (Switzerland), Feb 24, 2008 at 03:45

Rebecca Moulds: comparing Mein Kamph the the Koran, however, may be disputable.

Any comparisons only go so far and are always limited. Within the 2 aspects, the literary quality and the effects on adherants Churchill was spot on. Both Main Kampf and Quran are poor literary productions , both verbose and turgid. Both Nazis and Mohammed's followers were violent bent on world conquest. If only Nazis had not been defeated on the battlefield comprehensively, Hitler would be adulated today by millions just as prophet Mohammed is.

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