Sunday, August 11, 2013

The Raelians: UFO Religion

These are Raelians, if you did not know. They want to rehabilitate the swastika, not as a symbol of hate but as one of peace for which it was originally intended. The swastika was indeed part of the early Vedic religion.

According to this Guardian article, the Raelians were formed in 1974 by race car enthusiast, Claude Vorilhon, and say they have over 70,000 members. They are interested in scientific mortality and, according to The Guardian,, that is "why their logo is a swastika inside the Star of David – the swastika represents "infinity in time", the Star of David "infinity in space."

Since I never heard of the Raelians before, I did a little research. Here are a few articles about them.

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