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Does Finland need its swastikas?
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Does Finland need its swastikas?
Poll just because.

Quote:Does Finland need its swastikas?

Finland has officially used the ancient symbol of the swastika on monuments, awards and decorations for nearly a century. Today, it is still prominently displayed on military flags and insignia, but one professor is now asking what its use actually means for the defence capabilities of the armed forces. Does holding onto this tradition have benefits that outweigh risks to the nation’s image?

Yes, swastikas.

A symbol most of the world associates with the atrocities of Nazi Germany and modern hate groups is alive and well in Finland, and an emblem still proudly displayed.

"When I first arrived in Finland I saw a military parade with these particular insignia being flown. I was scared for my life,” relates Keegan Elmer, an American Labour Researcher resident in Helsinki. ”I was running through the square and calling my friend and saying, do you realize there's some sort of fascist parade going on? I had just arrived. I had no idea. I was very alarmed and my friends told me to calm down. Since I've arrived in Finland, I've had this predicament. Is this a good thing? And, I've had many arguments with my Finnish friends about it."

Finland is not your fucking safe space REEEEE

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2017 Oct 07 12:28
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I have not followed or tried to keep up with any news since early summer. Feels good man. thumbs up

I wonder how Mr. Elmer would feel in India or Tibet, or at Hindu or Buddhist religious sites where they adorn those ancient symbols unashamed.
2017 Oct 07 14:25
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RE: Does Finland need its swastikas?
As an Indo-European symbol, the swastika should be haram for the proud sons of Genghis.

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2017 Oct 08 13:27
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(2017 Oct 08 13:27)Temnozor Wrote:  As an Indo-European symbol, the swastika should be haram for the proud sons of Genghis.

Cultural appropriation is just a meme, and if it was for real, then it is not an IE privilege.

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2017 Oct 08 13:47
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(2017 Oct 08 13:27)Temnozor Wrote:  As an Indo-European symbol, the swastika should be haram for the proud sons of Genghis.

>Honourary Aryans

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2017 Oct 08 13:49
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(2017 Oct 08 13:49)Mustapaita Wrote:  >Honourary Aryans

> what a dark-haired manlet said 80 years ago makes me White

Nice try, Pekka.

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these little dust catchers trigger my sisters and their beta orbiters

               

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I had to vote for all the choices;

thumbs up Hakaristi YES, because...
thumbs up Swastikas are evil, therefore...
thumbs up Deport Keegan Elmer. To a KZ. PERKELE
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