[ExI] it's the yoga! was: RE: The Doomsday Clock
William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 11 16:05:22 UTC 2018
Large pieces are irretrievably lost, Bill. Like their language, religion,
and way of life. dave
You really cannot blame white people for a loss of language and religion,
can you? No. Not unless you are referring to their use of peyote in
ceremonies - illegal - they probably do it anyway. And who stopped them
from using their language? These just don't ring true. If they lost them,
they did it to themselves. Yes, they lost their way of life, but adaptable
people adapt. If they have the intelligence to adapt to new circumstances,
it is not evident yet. You just can't keep intelligent people down for
long -they will find a way.
Have you been to the Western USA? Except for the far West, arable land is
rare for everyone. But why don't they get off the reservation, get good
jobs, good education, and buy better land? I think they would be better
off without a reservation.
Sorry, Bill. I can't help it. Dave
C'mon Dave. You are an intelligent adult.
On Sat, Feb 10, 2018 at 10:54 PM, Rafal Smigrodzki <
rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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>
>> 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
>>> 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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