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Aryan Race

 

a pseudoscientific term advanced in the mid-19th century by the authors of reactionary “theories” of race. The falsity of the term is found in the confusion of the concepts of linguistic and racial classification. In linguistics the Indo-Iranian languages are called Aryan; however, their speakers do not have common physical characteristics and do not constitute a race. The term “Aryan race” was used by the German fascists, who asserted the existence of a separate “higher” Aryan race composed mainly of Germans.

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Chosen Syndrome reflected clearly in the case of Adolf Hitler and his boast of Aryanism, also again between Jews and Palestinian and after the Second World War this 'Chosen Syndrome' has begun to rare its ugly head on regular intervals in Sri Lanka.
This vision of the future found confirmation for him in his assessment of the likely fate of Jews in German lands: German "Aryanism," antisemitism, nationalism, and authoritarianism meant that Jews would never be accepted but held in suspicion as "aliens." The future, he foretold, would bring more racial and national conflicts than class warfare.
Thus, incredibly, according to Altman, anti-Semitism and even Aryanism are not connected to the core of Nazism but mere accidental features of it.
Genius is Weininger, not Aryanism. Genius is Wittgenstein, not philology.
Trautmann, Aryans and British India (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997); Tony Ballantyne, Orientalism and Race: Aryanism in the British Empire (Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002); Marline Laruelle, Mythe aryen et reve imperial clans la Russie du XIXe siecle (Paris: Editions CNRS, 2005).
For a discussion of Tregear's 'Aryan Maori' hypothesis, see Tony Ballantyne, Orientalism and Race: Aryanism and the British Empire (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002), pp.
The term Rappists (the followers of Georges Rapp) is at one point translated as "'Rappites'" (783) and at another as "'rappistes" (707), perhaps not as serious an error as translating a belief in Aryan supremacy ("Aryanism") as "'Arianisme'" (the Arian heresy [77I]).
As Leiper later put it, "the point" of US messages to their German colleagues was clear: "our dissent from anti-Semitism, Aryanism and Extreme Nationalism in the New Church of Germany." (7) The replies from German church leaders, including ecumenical leaders like Hermann Kapler (co-chair, with George Bell, of Life and Work) and Hermann Burghart (chair of the German section of the World Alliance) referred to the "alleged" persecution of the Jews and asked ecumenical leaders to stop spreading false reports.
There may be potential in this line of reasoning but Austin does not find it because he has become trapped in the Aryanism of anti-African attacks on theorists who reject Eurocentric imposition as universal.
For example, Nazi race theory was not really located in science, but was motivated by the religion of Aryanism (Poole and Poole 1976; Graves 2005a.) The Nazi call for the extermination of European Jewry was also rooted in a deeper Christian anti-Semitism which can be located back into the Middle Ages (Gossett 1963.) In the United States creationist/Biblical literalists have been historically associated with racist terror organizations (such as the Ku Klux Klan.) William Jennings Bryan (who argued the State of Tennessee case in Scopes) was sympathetic to the Klan.
He feels betrayed by Gurudeva's integration of Aryanism in a landmark working-class rebellion which, however, ensures his legendary status in the annals of the island's history.