Re: USAGE: Translation of Russian _inorodtsy_
|From:||Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>|
|Date:||Monday, January 26, 2004, 4:16|
Peter Bleackley wrote:
> The Nazis didn't give a monkey's about accurate anthropology. Hitler
> himself knew that the concept of "race" was scientifically meaningless.
> Aryan simply meant "One of Us". The Japanese were allies, so they were
> Aryan. A classic case of "This word means what we want it to mean, because
> we'll kill you if you disagree with us."
Ironically, at least according to one book I read (I don't know how
reliable this is), Aryan has been traced to a root meaning "friends" or
"There's no such thing as 'cool'. Everyone's just a big dork or nerd,
you just have to find people who are dorky the same way you are." -
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