[LMB] OT: People Changing Political Words

Markus Baur baur at chello.at
Sat Sep 18 17:43:51 BST 2021



Am 18.09.2021 um 18:35 schrieb Matija Grabnar via Lois-Bujold:
> On 18/09/2021 17:19, Markus Baur via Lois-Bujold wrote:
>> yes - reactionary Otto von Bismark (or his back office guys) had a 
>> much better idea of what workers really wanted at the time - hence his 
>> social reforms (health insurance, pension, reasonable work laws)
> 
> Note that Otto von Bismarck died decades before the formation of either 
> the Fascist or the Nazi party.
> 
> If he had still be alive when WW1 started, he might have gotten Moltke 
> jr to give a different answer to the question of turning his army away 
> from Belgium and toward Russia, and the whole history of the 20th 
> century might turn out to be vastly different.

if we are looking for POD (point of divergence) for our history have 
emperor friedrich III more luck with his cancer or wilhelm II more luck 
with his birth (no breech birth, forex)

both PODs will make MASSIVE changes to the histroy of the 20th century

servus

markus



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