Spiritual Eugenics
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Spiritual Eugenics

Nazi spiritual eugenics (III): Blood and Soil

A group of SS officers with a bride approved for marriage. On the left of her, R. Walther Darré. On the right, Heinrich Himmler

This is the latest entry in my Spiritual Eugenics project, which explores the overlap between eugenics and New Age spirituality.

In 1879, in Breslau, a group of idealistic young Germans gathered round an oak tree at midnight to swear an oath. They swore to do everything they could to return the German race to the glories of its Teutonic past, and to found a utopian commune. A young man…

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This is a research project by Jules Evans, honorary research fellow at the Centre for the History of the Emotions at Queen Mary, University of London. Please accredit it properly if referring to the research. Support my research here: https://patreon.com/philosophyforlife

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Jules Evans

Jules Evans

Author of Philosophy for Life and other books. Honorary fellow, Centre for the History of the Emotions. www.philosophyforlife.org.