[ExI] it's the yoga! was: RE: The Doomsday Clock

Rafal Smigrodzki rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Sun Feb 11 04:54:44 UTC 2018

On Sat, Feb 10, 2018 at 2:39 AM, Dan TheBookMan <danust2012 at gmail.com>

> On Feb 9, 2018, at 11:22 PM, Rafal Smigrodzki <rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 9, 2018 at 10:42 AM, Dave Sill <sparge at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 9, 2018 at 10:28 AM, William Flynn Wallace <
>> foozler83 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> The Indians should have, from the beginning, appropriated American's
>>> culture and just blended in to it.  But they knew only one way of life, a
>>> Stone Age one, and so did not adapt then and still haven't, existing on
>>> federal handouts and casinos.  Put another way, they didn't have marketing
>>> skills.
>> Wow. Blame the victim much?
>> ### Savages killed civilized people whenever they could spare time from
> killing each other. They lost. Good riddance.
> And then came Rousseau with his silly fantasies.
> The Sand Creek massacre was carried out against a peaceful tribe.

### It's easy to compile anecdotal horror stories about civilized people,
which is not surprising, since they are still human and therefore
imperfect. But what matters are regularities, the usual occurrences, and it
is the savages who are prone to violence, especially chaotic, endemic,
persistent and surpassingly cruel.

So, yes, I'am arguing in favor of our Western civilization, warts, trails
of tears and all.

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