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History of the Swastika
Transcript of History of the Swastika
The Volkisch movement was a Renaissance-esque movement in that it revolved around the importance of the the averarge German (or Volk) and their connection to traditional German culture. After Adolf Hitler renamed the German Workers Party the National Socialist German Workers party he began work a flag one that would incorporate the Swastika this is what he wrote "As National Socialsists we see our program in our flag. In red we see the social idea of movement, in white the nationalistic idea; in the swastika we see the mission of the struggle for the Aryan man and by the same token, the victory of the idea of creative work."-Mein Kampf From this we can clearly see Hitler himself thought of the Symbol as his own. Not only the Vorisch Movement alone but Hitler and his Nazi party
had now incorporated The Swastika; the most universal symbol of peace and light with one of the darkest rascist groups in all of Human history... The Nazis In Modern Times.. Today, under current German law, it is a criminal offense to display Nazi Symbols including the Swastika, except for religious reasons such as Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism. in Dec 1999 nintendo published a Pokemon
card with the Swastika on it though it was changed in the North Americas that didn't stop a select few kids from importing the cards from Japan which like many events surrounding Pokemon caused a massive uproar with parents eventually leading to the cards being altered due to parents associating it with Nazism mesoptamia-samarra bowl What is a Swastika? it is worth mentioning however that before the Nazis use of the Swastika even in the 1920's the symbol was used as a symbol of peace and luck not only in asian countries but in Europe and North America as well. Everything from post cards to coca-cola bottle openers match-boxes even boy scout hand books. of course... has seen its use in several cultures and belief systems including... and Human or... Maybe we should remember what the Swastika was and what it became... After all.. if the Symbol has two meanings why look at it one way? Finn Hearn-Swastika Prezi Should we try to restore its reputation? Including