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Old 10-01-2013, 07:03 PM
 
Location: NE Florida
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Wow, just wow. This thread should be moved to the P & C forum. Or deleted as a troll thread.
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Old 10-01-2013, 07:23 PM
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The first point was for the ruling class to make a slave class; it's the old 'divide and conquer' rule. Make humans believe they are different from each other, so you can discriminate on certain people for your own benefit.

All humans are the same, basically. But the ruling classes through history used "differences" to justify ill treatment towards certain humans. As in "they don't speak our language", "they live in this certain territory", "they are NOT Roman", "they don't believe in our God", "they have this color skin", "they have these facial features", etc. Any excuse they can come up with to justify ill treatment towards others, they got the common people to buy it.

In the Americas they used the "they are not white, thus they are inferior" excuse. The societies in the Americas were built on the idea of White Supremacy.

American society is trying to get away from that idea, cause globalization and the free flow of information through the internet makes White Supremacy as an idea unprofitable and ignorant in this new world. But the remnants of this idea are still around, and show up on forums like this one.
Divide and conquer is one of the oldest tricks in the book. One example is Bacon's Rebellion. Bacon's Rebellion, you had African slaves and European indentured servants joining together, and fighting the elite class. This scared the ruling class, and this when you really began to see "Whiteness" and "Blackness" come about in a profound way. Indentured servants were given a bit of land, put on slave patrols, and the Africans were put at the very bottom. Divide and conquer.
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Old 10-01-2013, 07:27 PM
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Agreed.

People like that are pathetic, ignorant and insecure. I don't understand how they get such satisfaction out of putting down others. All the racism and prejudices against Africans is so tiresome. These days it does not get me angry, but bored, from hearing the same nonsense over and over.
Those with low self-esteem get thrills out of putting others down. The prejudice against Africans goes way back. Prejudice against ANYONE of any ethnicity is tiresome and angering.
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Old 10-01-2013, 11:02 PM
 
Location: USA
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Its just sad
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Old 10-02-2013, 05:29 AM
 
Location: Maryland
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Wow, just wow. This thread should be moved to the P & C forum. Or deleted as a troll thread.
This is news about Africa. Don't you think people considering traveling and relocating to Senegal should know there may not be readily accessible water?
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Old 10-06-2013, 01:23 AM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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As time goes on it becomes increasingly obvious that much of Africa was not quite ready for independence.

I hope they enjoy their new colonial master China. They will find out that the Europeans were the better deal.
On what basis do you say that?
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Old 10-06-2013, 01:28 AM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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I'm just sharing news from Africa. You don't like? The great Africans that built the pyramids and invented all that is known to man can't even keep the water flowing.
Egyptians are a completely different people, the Senegalese have nothing to do with them.
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Old 10-06-2013, 07:55 AM
 
Location: Maryland
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Egyptians are a completely different people, the Senegalese have nothing to do with them.
Stick around quite a few people on here disagree with this salient fact.
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Old 10-06-2013, 09:35 AM
 
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Stick around quite a few people on here disagree with this salient fact.
Oh god, now your trying to turn this into one of them long ugly endless Ancient Egyptian debates..

I hope nobody feeds into this..

Where are the mods? They should've taken action long ago since it was directly admitted to being a troll thread.

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Old 10-06-2013, 03:36 PM
 
Location: Maryland
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Oh god, now your trying to turn this into one of them long ugly endless Ancient Egyptian debates..

I hope nobody feeds into this..

Where are the mods? They should've taken action long ago since it was directly admitted to being a troll thread.
Nice try I didn't bring up the Egyptians, just enlightening the uninitiated.
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