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This board is dedicated to the discussion of history and the other humanities such as philosophy, religion, law, classical artwork, archeology, anthropology, ancient languages, etc. Please use /lit/ for discussions of literature. Threads should be about specific topics, and the creation of "general" threads is discouraged.

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Is it ethical to shoot someone in defense of your property if they are not an immediate threat to you or others?
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I don't understand how you can support current system of private property, capitalism, etc without supporting use of force including lethal force to defend property.
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>>2702731
Yes, assuming you confirmed invaders bad intentions, of course.
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>>2702787
why would you shoot a man before throwing him out of a plane?

not sure a big guy would do that and I have been told I'm a big guy
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You can tell which of these anons are Europeans and Canadians.

Only the same kind of idiots who have made it legal for shitskins to rape their women would also be decrying Americans for being naturally defensive of their homes.
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>>2702731
that would be overkill

you try to take your property back and if they are willing to use violence to stop you then you shoot

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Hard mode: No generals unless they made something else in their lifes apart from conquering land for someone else.
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>>2704764
Please elaborate why you're hostile.
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>>2704728
Yep.
>>2704812
Inbred goatfuckers need to stay out of politics.
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Memes aside, was he genuinely fucking autistic?

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Hello, I'm looking for historical armors that are beautiful or intimidating but used in combat and not ceremonial.
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>>2703969.
This seems accurate, as Bulgarians quickly realized they need to mimic or perish.
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>>2704848
Found the whole pic, sorry

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Why did the British Empire succeed while the Spanish Empire succumbed to inefficiency and corruption?
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>>2704274
Spain plundered its conquests Britain established commerce and trade with and within its conquests
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>>2704715
It didn't. It slowly decentralized and peacefully ended.
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Think about it for a second, if you had colonies that brought in shit ton of gold and silver, you wouldn't care about efficiency or corruption as much. On the other hand if you colonized less resource rich regions like the British did, you have to have an efficient administration in these colonies.
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>>2704696
bad bait

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architecture thread

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what did they think of each other?
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>>2703589
Even with the sailing technology of the time, going from China trough the Straits to, say, Egypt, would've been pretty doable.
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>>2703614
kek
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>>2700156
Yeah, but it still doesn't change the "fact" that China is already one of the major powers in the world, and for next 10~15 years they will become another super power which rival US, it doesn't matter how hard you shitpost now, enjoy your shitpost moment while you can, because it will happen not matter what.

Btw, you think elevate and uphold the living quality of such enormous population is easy? No, it's not at all. You have another contemporary example like India for reference.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_GDP_(PPP)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_GDP_(nominal)
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>>2704824
Well the Chinese government certainly didn't help the situation. Have you seen Vice's documentary on Chinese ghost cities?
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>>2704837
>and for next 10~15 years they will become another super power which rival US
Assuming they can avoid a debt crisis from having propped up the post-crisis growth figures with loads of credit for political reasons.

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Well /his/?
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>>2703659
Greeks lived all over the place in antiquity
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>Posting a simple image made to attract "Woah nigguh" reactions from people in facebook
>/his/ buttblasted immediately
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>>2703834
greek coins in 550BC had owls on them, not dindus. Spartans were still using the obols rods. I don't think you know what you're talking about.
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It's could be a satyrs. They have a physical black phenotype.
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>>2703738
>The richest man on Earth was
a Jew called Nathan Rothschild.

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>>2704229
Looks better but East Prussia still a bit triggering.
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>>2704233
Really cool infographic. It is pretty triggering when Anglos mispronounce our "w"
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I heard people call pic related too bulky
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Examples of relatively modern (late 18th - 21st century) which you'd think a Roman would like?
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Any high-rise building with concrete I reckon, after all they invented the stuff.
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>>2704814
Very stupid question: didn't the romans paint their marble? I think they did with the statues. Didn't they also paint the buildings? Wouldn't they find weird as fuck these newly made buildings just white?
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>>2704814
Corbusier is Vitruvius' true successor

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So I was thinking /his/ how white would the the world be if not for the millions of mainly white deaths in both or either world wars?

I know a lot of European country's like France would not be in the racial situation it is now if not for importing men from North Africa to replace those lost in the wars.

So my real question really is would whites be the majority or would we still be in the same situation now?
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probably a lot and they would probably keep their empires too

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>>2703173

because organic society, demographics and biopower

every totalitarism has a some fetish about family one way or another and some system of making people usefull, and its allways posited as the right and propper way for people to be, off course they will have a cult of motherhood, that dosent mean they didnt glorify mechanized mass murder and being brutal assholes, it wasnt just a means to an end, the means were the end, a point in itself
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>>2703227

"Jokes on you, the guy who punched me in the face and made me run away and cry was actually a weakling bdsm weirdo!"

I dont see how this helps your case
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>>2702081
Civil liberties is subverion's foot in the door of societal unity and cohesion.
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>>2703129
Lmao that shit looks spoopy
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>>2703455
Move to North Korea then.

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Ok /his/, let's talk about the Shroud of Turin.

Real? Fake?

What are your 2 cents?
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>>2704784
Christian Science summed up in 1 pic:

Spout random science bullshit to make it seem like you know what you're talking about. Use very few, Christian based sources. ALWAYS remember to assume that if can't be explained, it means you're right
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>>2704805
>Spout random science bullshit to make it seem like you know what you're talking about.
Isn't this atheism 101?
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>>2704817
Also assume the person calling you out is an atheist

1. How do you explain the Bishop and Pipe of the time dismissing it as a fake?

2. The way the shroud is weaved coincides with the weaving methods of the Middle Ages, not of the first century.

3. John's gospel contradicts the shroud by saying Jesus was buried with a head cloth. Either John is wrong or the shroud is a hoax

4. In 2010 1 of the original shroud investigators was interviewed saying there was no way in Hell they took a combined part. AKA, dates aren't off
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>carbon dated to right around the time it first appeared in history, more than a thousand years after its supposed origin
>lol probably just a coincidence
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>>2704638
Jesus didn't exist, anon.

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Hey /pol/, I'm doing a presentation at uni next week on Schindler's List.

The topic is:

>In what ways does Schindler's List, if any, offer a distorted representation of the Holocaust?

I just realized this is my chance to redpill some normies and get marks for it.

Can anyone think of any specific errors the film makes?
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The holocaust did happen.
It was totally justified.
The Einsatzgruppen was an anti-terrorist organisation.
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people know that 6 000 000 Jews were killed in WW2
but they probably don't know how many died in their own country
Belarus and Poland were massacred in much greater numbers

Germany killed more Slavs than Jews
yet the Jews are the one group focused on

I wonder why
maybe they have connexions in the entertainment industry to overhype their own victimhood?
OOOO I MUST BE A NAZII!!
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>>2704791
t. American
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>>2703853
>Hey /pol/
Nigger
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>People questioning how Hitler could have killed so many people so fast who don't question the validity of the shit happening in Cambodia where commie with farming tools and AK's put Hitler's civilian kills/minute ratio to shame
What do they mean by this?



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