Resentment about end of world war 1. German people must defeat jews, communists, and liberals. Nationalism (racist, exclusive, blood and soil nationalism) Lebensraum (living space) the people have a right to expand into the space. Social darwinism (with a twist) survival of the fittest. One"s group is a victim whose enemies must be attacked. Fear of liberalism, class conflict, and other alien forces. Permit community integration by violence if necessary. Need for authority by natural (males) leaders embodying groups destiny. Superiority of leader"s instincts to abstract and universal reason. Celebration of violence and will, when devoted to groups success. Right of the chosen people to dominate others without moral restraint. Celebrate violence in the name of solidarity. History of sexual inequality, injustice and domination. A vindication of the rights of women (1792) Women and men are equal in possessing the capacity to reason. Women are oppressed by social institutions, including education. Difference between men and women are artificial, not natural.