The Null Device

German actor (of Turkish extraction) Serdar Somuncu has been satirising xenophobia in a novel (and technically illegal) way: by publicly reading from Mein Kampf, interspersed with reflections on life in modern-day Germany.
"Banning it only gives it a cult following," Somuncu said. "Reading it aloud demystifies it. It shows what's inside -- how ridiculous his (Hitler's) ideology was and how ridiculous the 'right' ideology is. It's my artistic way of making a stance against this extremism."

The skinheads and knee-jerk leftists are, as you can imagine, pissed off, though Somuncu has gotten a positive response from Holocaust survivors at his readings.

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