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Creativity (Sect): Matthew F. Hale, Creativity Movement, Racial Holy War, Benjamin Nathaniel Smith, Joan Lefkow, Ben Klassen, George Burdi

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Matthew F. Hale, Creativity Movement, Racial Holy War, Benjamin Nathaniel Smith, Joan Lefkow, Ben Klassen, George Burdi, Leo Felton, Creativity Alliance, Rahowa. Excerpt: Bernhardt "Ben" Klassen Bernhardt "Ben" Klassen (February 20, 1918(1918-02-20) August 6, 1993) was the founder of the white supremacist and authoritarian World...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Matthew F. Hale, Creativity Movement, Racial Holy War, Benjamin Nathaniel Smith, Joan Lefkow, Ben Klassen, George Burdi, Leo Felton, Creativity Alliance, Rahowa. Excerpt: Bernhardt "Ben" Klassen Bernhardt "Ben" Klassen (February 20, 1918(1918-02-20) August 6, 1993) was the founder of the white supremacist and authoritarian World Church of the Creator in 1973. Early life Klassen was born on February 20, 1918 in Taurida , Ukraine to a Mennonite family. He had seven siblings. When Klassen was nine months old, he caught typhoid fever and nearly died. His earliest memories were of the famine of 1921-22 , during which he remembers his father rationing to him one slice of dark bread for dinner. Klassen was first introduced to religion at the age of "three or four." Klassen recalls his mother praising him for the "verve and loudness" with which he sang religious hymns. Klassen recalls being introduced to sugar at a very early age, something he states was "foolish" of his parents to do. At the age of five, he and his family decided to move to Mexico , where they lived for one year. The first stop on their trip was in Moscow , where Klassen was introduced to electric lights and ice cream. The next stop was Riga, Latvia, then on to Berlin , Germany where they stayed for some time. They stopped in at Cologne where his father and brothers went to see the sites, including the famous Cologne Cathedral . Next, the Klassen family went to Paris , where they again went sight-seeing, visiting the Eiffel Tower and other famous landmarks. From Paris they took a train to their embarkation point across the Atlantic, at LaRochelle, France. Klassen recalls his voyage across the Atlantic Ocean as his first encounter with Black people , oranges, bananas, and pineapples. The Klassen family arrived, after m...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781155437071
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/4/2010
  • Pages: 52
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.12 (d)

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