Zeb Haradon writes:
>I don't know how much of this was actually instituted or how much of it was
>unrealized party platform, but they also wanted to replace crosses in
>churches with swastikas, and to replace the bible with mein kamph.
>Wasn't hitler himself into Norse gods and ancient german paganism? I don't
>remember where I heard that exactly.
The Nazi party was heavily influenced by the Thule group, which were a
Nordic occult group formed around the turn of the century. Many high
ranking Nazis were members of Thule and much of the party ideology and
symbology came from there - the swastika being an ancient sun wheel symbol
(used a lot by Jews in the past) and the SS insignia being two Sigel runes
signifying a spiritual victory.
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