Re: Is the Swastika evidence of a common origin?

Hugh Young (
Sat, 25 Jan 97 12:27:18 EST

In <01bc09d9$63814260$> "Kevin McCarthy"
<> wrote:

>The Nazi swastica is a reversal of the original jewish symbol, which tracks
>the movement of the pole star around the north pole. Quite simply, any
>other speculation is bollocks.

Yet "swastika" is a Sanscrit word....

This speculation (pure bollocks?) doesn't explain the fourfold symmetry. Not
being in the northern hemisphere I don't know: are there two other bright
stars making up a right angle with the Pole Star (bent to the left when the
Pole Star is at the bottom)?

Hugh Young, Pukerua Bay, Nuclear-free Aotearoa / NEW ZEALAND
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