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May 26, 2016

Old movie featuring Hutterites

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ed @ 7:26 am

The 1941 movie “The 49th Parallel” is actually a WWII propaganda film about Nazi fugitives who are stranded in Canada after their U-boat is destroyed during a raid. They wander onto a Hutterite settlement and the unknowing residents take them in and try to explain their system. The Hutterite scene starts at 50:00 and the description of their system ends at about 56:00.

It would be nice to believe that there could be benevolent leaders who truly have the interests of their followers at heart, but I think it is difficult for most modern humans to imagine such a thing. Democracy seems a lot safer.



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