In research class yesterday I read social geographers criticisms of GIS. One of the charges was that GIS is "evil" because it was "partly funded by the military." I'll put up a scan latter. I was floored by this claim of "evilness" in Geography. The fact that the claim came from a field of geography infested by Marxists only made me more dumbfounded.
So I wondered if I could find any really evil Geography. Then, like a sign from above, the German Propaganda Archive from Calvin College provided everything I needed.
First up are excerpts from a Nazi Geography book. The book rants on how Germans "need more space." The classic Nazism in this book is:
- Our development into an industrial state dependent on world markets was intensified by the economic losses resulting from the dictates of
. The dependence on world capital, controlled by Jewry, became intolerable. Versailles
The second evil book is a civics book from the Democratic Republic of Germany (
Maybe the East Germans weren't completely evil. The third book explains why it was good for