At what point in history did it become immoral to conquer and colonize and why? That acting in your own self interest or the self interest of your tribe is somehow a bad thing for anyone else than the conquered doesn't fall naturally to me. Is it an abrahamic concept?
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>At what point in history did it become immoral to conquer and colonize and why?
Never really. The colonial powers were broke after WW2 so they were going to give up their territories willingly or unwillingly. A lot of them (barring Portugal and France) went the first route.
>That acting in your own self interest or the self interest of your tribe is somehow a bad thing for anyone else than the conquered doesn't fall naturally to me. Is it an abrahamic concept?
Yes. Brutal slavery was never really a concept within human physique post-Abrahamics. All three of them spoke about treating your conquered fairly so it was obviously only the next step to emancipate them.
Who said it was immoral besides leftists with racial biases?
If the British bring a bunch of warring tribes to heel and stop them fighting and only expect them to let their traders collect ivory and prospect for gold and diamonds it is of course a good thing.
On the other hand if the Belgians set up rubber quotas and instigate violence and the hacking off of hands then it is not so good.
were Poles vikings?
who is "we" then?
Is this the man who irreversibly ruined western political and educational institutions ensuring the death of Western Civilization?
>sumerian kings live for a shitton of time
>suddenly the flood hits
>all kings after them lived only a fraction of their predecessors
>with every new king living less than the previous one
Either they lost the world's best cardio methods during the flood, or after the disaster the scholars decided not to bullshit their records so much.
BECAUSE ALULIM AND HIS SUCCESSORS WERE THE FABLED NEPHILIM, BASARD SONS OF MAN AND ANGEL.
HAVING WITNESSED THIS ABOMINATION AGAINST CREATION, ANU OR EL OR ZURVAN SMOTE THE EARTH WITH WATER, TO REDUCE MAN TO MAN, WHILE THE LEADER OF THE GRIGORI WAS BANISHED FROM HEAVEN ALONGSIDE HIS HORDE OF SWORN FOLLOWERS
was he gay?
Is it grammatically possible to amend a "dangling participle" with a preposition? For example, "when" in the following sentence:
When running, I think nothing.
So I finished reading about the Polish-Lithuanian commonwealth and the Russian Empire. Both of these empires had me hooked to my seat for hours. I've never been that much into history before. Which part of Eastern Europe should I-
Oh sorry about that! I'm thinking about beginning with the Kievan Rus because it's had a tremendous-
Oh my! What's wrong with me today. Anyways, the Bulgarian Empire was the first kingdom to grow in the vacuum of the Byzantine empires decline, after of which the Serbian Emp-
What is the best civilization possible created only from parts of 4 ancient civilizations? What kind of jobs would there be, what kind of clothing, building, layout of cites etc.
Depends on which period. Egypt might be the most comfy all around if you're upper-class. Indus Valley started after the rest but they were soon the most technologically advanced. Fertile Crescent created agriculture so they were probably well fed.
I'll probably go with the Yellow River because of the Mandate of Heaven policy which gives me the chance to move up in life.
Is Civilization is what separates us from animals, then why civilization mimics their behaviour?
then what is? why people make such a big effort into forgetting our origins? is such an evolutionary ascension even possible for us? the beast that lurks beneath every single human beign on this planet, could we finally slayed it and erease it from every of our creations?
What if Britain lost the boer wars