2. Define the words education and indoctrination. What is the difference between the two words? How did Erika Mann view the German educational system under Nazi rule?
Answer to Number 1.
Indoctrination -brainwash, propagandize. to instruct in a doctrine, principle, ideology, etc. to force a specific partisan or biased belief or point of view.
Education -the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life.
Difference between the 2
Is to basically brainwash some one with one type of religion or education. Everything that you teach them will have to do with the main topic of your education like Hitler brainwashed people to believe in the Nazi's .
Education is a free choice method. Like you can learn or teach whatever you chose depending on what the content it is. You a freedom in school you don’t have people making you learn something that you really don’t want to learn and you learn how to slaughter a curtain race.
Erika Mann on Nazi education
In 1938, she and Klaus reported on the Spanish Civil War, and her book School for Barbarians about Nazi Germany's educational system was published. The following year, they published Escape to Life , a book about famous German exiles.
Facts In The Book
Every child says "Heil Hitler!" from 50 to 150 times a day.
Arithmetic pupils in Nazi schools calculate problems in bombing; art pupils draw pictures of air raids.
The few Jewish children remaining in Nazi schools are used as object lessons. A teacher calls a little Jewish girl to the front of a class, asks other pupils: "What do you see in this face?" They answer obediently: "A gigantic nose, Negroid lips, inferior frizzy hair."