Shattered the glass: Did Mein Kampf help embolden Hitler?

Written by By Staff Writer Mein Kampf, the manifesto of racist Germany, remains popular. Though critics have accused it of inspiring terrorist violence, the Nazi favourite–initially released in 1949–is still available to buy on…

Shattered the glass: Did Mein Kampf help embolden Hitler?

Written by By Staff Writer

Mein Kampf, the manifesto of racist Germany, remains popular. Though critics have accused it of inspiring terrorist violence, the Nazi favourite–initially released in 1949–is still available to buy on Amazon.

Worryingly, it could also make you hungover.

Drummer Richard Freeland, of the fictional Waller City Emergency Mental Health Services based in Halifax, believes the printed text could encourage binge drinking.

“The political views in Mein Kampf and Nazi ideologies encourage extreme violence which is something people want to channel into drinking and escaping their own lives,” Freeland told CNN.

“The fact that the book itself encourages hatred and violence in its ideology and the fact that Mein Kampf can be freely purchased or downloaded is part of the crime.”

What a lifesaver. No, really. But how good is the drug?

Fortunately for adventurous literate or intoxicated-minded youths, it turns out that a 17 million pills of a drug used by pharmaceutical companies to boost attention spans and functions in the brain have been found in Mein Kampf.

It could also, apparently, stop you making a fool of yourself on Sunday morning.

The pill was only first tested by behavioral psychologists last year. But the results, presented last month at a conference in Florida, indicated that it halved the caffeine levels and increased willpower, according to Scientific American.

Yaks may smile more if you leave their poop out for them

Ludwig Mieszkowski, who published the research, said he hoped the drug’s effect would be seen in real life in the near future.

“The fact that we found it in Mein Kampf as the primary drug indicates that a more practical, plausible and acceptable one may be of possible use,” Mieszkowski told Science Daily.

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