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The previous article briefly discussed how the power of literature was a deadly weapon through newspapers, radio, and other media outlets, used in antisemitic propaganda by Adolf Hitler to dehumanise and vilify his enemies, primarily the Jews he called parasites.
But also additional groups such as communists and non-Aryans, the word was used in Germany to describe a future genius race and then later labelled by philosophers as Social Darwinism to justify their despicable acts. [cited: Mein Kampf].
Idolatry is obsessive and unrealistic worship, devotion or love directed at another person, who has then been termed an idol. The obsessed person is the idolater, and invariably has a false mental perception of who or what the idol represents.
Idolatry is sometimes called idol worship, and the people who worship idols can be called idolaters.
The idol may be someone who the idolater knows, such as a school friend or teacher; or, as is frequently the case with teenagers, a public figure such as a pop music star, film star or sports personality. When idolatry occurs in adults, it is often at the beginning of a new relationship, when individuals may be unaware of their partner's faults and may even try to avoid discovering them.