Some symbols cannot be recovered

There has been a lot of noise lately about the use of runes in the Norwegian Olympic team sweater. The objection is that two runes are displayed on the sweater, Tiwaz and Elhaz, the runes for Tyr/victory and elk/protection, had been used by the Nazi’s for certain specific groups and programs (leadership school for Tiwaz, […]

via Swastika and Runes; Heritage or Hate — mainer74

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One response to “Some symbols cannot be recovered”

  1. thetinfoilhatsociety says :

    I completely disagree. Those symbols far pre-date Nazis. Just because someone uses the English alphabet to write hate speech we don’t trash the entire alphabet. I refuse to allow symbols which are indigenous to the European peoples to be forbidden to me because of what people did with them nearly 100 years ago.

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