33419, i think this is true:|
Posted by Mr. Wednesday, Fri Dec-16-05 04:22 PM
>the LOTR actually mirrors Nazi Aryan mythology fairly
>closely, not because Tolkien was a Nazi but because they both
>used ancient Germanic mythology mixed with some 19th century
>Atlantean mysticism as a basis.
and he even designed a whole cosmology around it.
also interesting that many people read LOTR as an ANTI-Nazi WWII analogy.
however, whether it matters or not i still don't think Tolkien was conscious of the white supremacist undertones of his work.