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What area of Scandinavia is the most blonde? Is Picrel accurate?
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>>16548472
wow is half of Germany not even white?
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>>16548472
The concept of blondness in these studies is very shaky. What exactly do they consider “blond hair”? Even extreme nordicists like Varg can’t reach a consensus. Most people, especially men, in Nordic countries have DARK BLOND hair, some people would call it LIGHT BROWN.
Are these self reported? Some people might confuse the two.
Some blondes can have different shades throughout the year, or even under different lighting.
For example: Some people I know have said I have light blond hair, but then when I’m under the sun, they call me blond. Was the study conducted under sunlight?
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>>16548689
This anon beat me to it, but essentially there is not a hard line from light brown to blonde, nor red to blonde. And how do you handle cases where hair is mostly one color but has blonde highlights or is mostly blonde, but has brown highlights? And what if a child is born blonde, but ages to another color? Or what if a person has spent so much time in the sun, it is bleached to a more blonde color? In order to know the answers, you must first define blonde in an objective sense.
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>>16548741
>there is not a hard line from light brown to blonde
Yes, and most Europeans fall exactly in that range.
>Or what if a person has spent so much time in the sun, it is bleached to a more blonde color?
Not only that, but my hair looks way darker at night, and under not even dim, but also not bright light, it might look dark brown or black, but when I’m out in the sun it gets yellowish blond, sometimes when it’s cloudy my hair has the same color as Haaland’s (very light).

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Is there anyone here that is willingly (at least for the most part) a celibate/chaste person? Do you have a philosophical or religious belief that you credit towards your position, perhaps seeing it as a more virtuous or even convenient pursuit? Do you just happen to think it fine to never date or marry, and move on with your life without worrying too much about such things, if at all?
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>>16548526
>El retardo
I KNOW DUMB FUCK.

YOURE CONFUSED DESPERATE FOR SOCIAL WINS.

THAT WHY EVERY POST IS NOTHING BUT YOUR VAPID FEEEEELINGS.

STOP TALKING SHIT TO FEEL BETTER INSTEAD OF JUST BEING A BETTER PERSON.

Dirtbag species from a dirtbag creator...your God is a pathetic joke.
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>>16548544
So is that pathetic bird creature you or not?
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>>16548431
I was a serial cheater in my teens. Late teens.
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>>16548575
Cheaters deserve a tortuous death
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>>16548496
>>16548504
Those are all hookers

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>masturbation is a sin because youre not having children
A celibate person is not having children either, but celibacy is considered a virtue -- why?
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>>16548732
Care to explain which part? Or do you consider any and all physical attraction to be lust?
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>>16548667
>Wouldn't sex with one's wife also be lustful then?
Yes. Married people are sinners but forgiven by Paul. To be truly without sin according to eunuchristianity you should become an incel monk nun, only those are guaranteed salvation.
No sex in heaven. No birth. No children. No romantic relationships. No biological sex. No gender.
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>>16548738
>Love needs a degree of physical attraction
Lust
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>>16548746
We will have to agree to disagree then, it is clearly our axiomatic beliefs differ on the matter and are irreconcilable.
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>>16548744
the cuckristian resurrection is mass sex-transition event of all humans into castrated/erectile dysfunction men in a gay marriage with christ

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are imperial eunuchs an often repeated feature of late decadent empires? we see them in chinese empires, ottoman, eastern roman empire, not so much in eastern roman empire but you had the cult of Cybele that went in that direction and things like Elagabalus. are there other examples? what's their function and why do they appear in decadent empires?
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how painful is it to become an eunuch?
how do eunuch even recover from such a surgery?
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>>16544560
Eunuchs have always existed in Imperial Rome, they existed in the Republic.
>>16544641
Eunuchs often adopted somebody to carry on their estates after they die.
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>>16544560
The very first transgender group was in Scythia which was neither an empire nor decadent so your entire hypothesis falls flat on the face of that fact.
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>>16548234
it's not about if they exist or not, it's about the times when they have a big influence in imperial power in decadent times
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>>16548657
They were not a sign of "decadence" they were used because most people would not follow eunuch, so they could not rebel against you, and they couldn't leave heirs, so you didn't need to promise them titles and lands to pass on to their kids. That's why some societies used them for hundreds, even thousands of years. The decadence thing was largely a bias against the easterners, who at the time were frankly more advanced and had a more efficient government.

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How did the entire Portuguese Empire let a tiny rebel territory with a population of 20,000 stay under its nose for a whole 85 years
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>pseudo-republic

What's inside? Why are they so worried about finding out?
>confucian values mean they have a deep respect for anc....
They've literally all bulldozed a bajillion temples and and historical treasures to make factories. What is inside?
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>>16548739
They've literally been inside of kofun in Japan and found burial artifacts. Not sure about the Chinese ones.

Why did the Germans photograph themselves carrying out unspeakable atrocities?
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>>16548100
Mizoch ghetto
Jews became convinced they were all going to be murdered by the ukranian police force created by the germans

When the ukranian police force arrived jews began shooting the police, leading to a guerrilla urban war. After killing an untold amount of ukranians the battles in the ghetto (which lasted days) tilted in the ukranian's favor.

Like cornered animals the jews lost their minds and began setting fires indiscriminately in the hopes that the chaos would let them escape.

And escape some did, but not before killing hundreds in the flames that consumed the ghetto.

The crime was so heinous that the remainder of the ghetto was to be liquidated as none of the jews could be trusted not to do something like that again (there never was any danger of them getting mass murdered in the first place)
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>>16548628
they were killed by the Krauts during the occupation of Smolensk in 41
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>>16548650
Sure, kike.
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>>16548659
well)
Psheks still only won as a result of WW2, while suffering much fewer losses than the Soviets.
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>>16547517
>stalin
The holodomor is nazi propaganda

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Why were Nazis obsessed with blonde hair and blue eyes? What's the big deal? Most of them, including Hitler, didn't have these characteristics.
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>>16547535
Look at her possessed by vanity she is just like me I'm a princess at my core
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>>16547535
it's the same reason some animals have very vibrant colors when it's disadvantageous.
brighter colors cause greater brain activation. the blond fair person with scintillating blue eyes stands out like a sore thumb in nature unlike the optimized camouflaged 'groid that disappears in the void of night.
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>>16548239
>unlike the optimized camouflaged 'groid that disappears in the void of night.
lmao
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>Why were Nazis obsessed with blonde hair and blue eyes?
Because these, among others, are the physical characteristics of a race they deemed the ideal.
They deemed this race the ideal, not because blond hair and blue eyes are pretty, but because of the non physical attributes of this ideal race: intelligence, temperament, virtues, morals, personalities, etc.
>Most of them, including Hitler, didn't have these characteristics.
You don’t need to have these characteristics to know and push for the ideal. Even the most blond and blue haired Nordic is not THE ideal, some people are closer, some people are further.
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>>16547876
Don't want to be autistic but you mean Nordic. "German" was a political identity, Nordic was the precise race of some, not most, Germans, and Nordic was the purest sub-race of Aryan as opposed to Alpine or Dinaric races which were inferior Aryans.

It's amusing because Nazis were not German nationalists at all really, in that their loyalty ultimately was not to the nation, institutions, monarchy, etc but to a subset of nordic citizens. They even used to argue with eachother about whether they should even call themselves German at all. Big cringe as always from these lunatics.

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DNA didn't become widely advanced and used for criminal profiling until the early 90s. The serial killers had all but disappeared by the early-mid 80s. Many had their heyday in the 50s, 60s and 70s, so how can advanced DNA profiling alone be the reason?
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>>16548044
He was killing homeless drunks and bums iirc, probably the easiest type of victim to get away with
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>>16548553
Other than music and Hollywood everything in the 70s seemed stagnant and low effort.
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>>16538057
the media switched focus on cults and also the strong but mentally ill types that would be serial killers got drugs and pills and turned weak
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>>16548655
he switched to kids and women later, but yeah no one really cares about them too
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>>16538057
They don't report on them anymore, not to scare the taxcattle overmuch

Were the Romans dicklets?
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>>16548625
Why is the Celtic girl popping a boner, is she into the Roman boy?

What would European Islam be like?
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>>16547206
Wasn’t most of the “Muslim Golden Age”, due to the Iberian people who converted to Islam during Al Andalus?
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>>16548702
No it was due to the Arabs who conquered and settled Iberia. Whites were nothing more than slaves there.
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>>16547206
Even gayer and less white than "European" Christianity
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>>16548707
Then why did these Arabs completely SUCK everywhere else?
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>>16548712
Andalus, more precisely Cordoba, was merely one of the many (Aleppo, Damascus, Baghdad, Kairouane, Cairo, etc) beacons of Arab civilization established by the Umayyads and the Abbasids.

Why were Iberians unable accomplish anything prior to getting genocided and colonized Arabs?

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>White race

White race is rootless from a European perspective. It's a new world concept made for the new world. Go to old world Europe and proclaim you're white. People will look at you funny and ask you where you actually are from, even though it's perfectly normal to identify as white in the new world. When we say we say we're Swedish or Polish or whatever, we're not just meaning the nationality. Far from it. Euros primarily identify ethnically. If you say you're a certain European ethnicity, people will be able to pinpoint what you are specifically. Are you east/west slav? South slav (balkan)? Scandinavian/North Germanic? West Germanic? Anglo? Celt? Iberian? Italic? Hellenic? Finnic? Baltic? You can see where the problem would arise by simply going "white". If you want to use a vague identifier, European is enough, but again, that's too simplistic within a European context within Europe.

Only zog cattle define themselves as 'white'.
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>>16548087
>White just refers to people of European descent – the European race. It isn’t merely a description of skin colour. So Italians, French, and Germans are all White, but Persians and Arabs are not, regardless of differences in complexion. The easiest way to visualise this is to look at scatter plots generated from the application of principal component analysis (PCA) to human genetic clusters.
>we can identify distinct ethnic groups of shared ancestry. There is also a larger cluster of European or White groups, noticeably distinct from Middle Eastern ethnic groups.
>Acknowledging the reality of race does not undermine the reality of distinct ethnic groups. It is true that Europe has a long, bloody history of ethnic conflict. This just underscores how important it is to take group identity, in the form of both race and ethnicity, into account when we look at politics.
>One of the great things about Europe is its cultural and ethnic diversity. Part of what determines the importance of identity is proximity to other groups. The religious differences between Catholic Croatians and Orthodox Serbs became much more important when those two groups were in ethnic conflict. For a 17th Century French commoner who had never travelled more than a few miles outside his birthplace, his French identity would be less important than his local and regional identity. When France was on a European stage in competition with other large European nations, French identity became more important to people in France. Similarly, White racial identity became far more relevant to Europeans when they migrated to new world countries like the United States and were in contact with other races.
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>>16548661
>without the separation of national borders and culture, Europeans are too racially similar to maintain their distinctness over generations. The same has not been true between races.
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>>16548661
>>16548668
tldr: You can consider yourself White without undermining your ethnicity or nationality.
The whole concept of identifying with a nation state, started out by different ethnicities and tribes having more in common with each other than with outsiders, especially when having to band together to deal with outside threats.
That’s what happened with Spartans and Athenians and other cities when they banded together under a “Greek” banner, to fight against the Persians.
Also what happened when Etruscans, Celts, Umbrians, Samnites, etc. banded together under the “Roman” banner, more specifically the “Italic” banner.
This has always happened throughout history. And now, in an ever more globalized world, the identity of “Whiteness” is ever more present even outside the New World. BECAUSE there are NON WHITE groups who will see an Irishmen and an Englishmen as the SAME ENEMY.
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>>16548087
Rest assured when non-Whites are gone we Whites will drop the term "White" it is only being used now because we personally find it useful.
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>>16548573
Yoy talking like this is smth bad

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Any Muslim complaining that he has a hole in the roof of his house is quickly reminded by another Muslim that his brothers and sisters in Gaza have had their house destroyed and a rocket could drop on their head at any moment and that even if he is living in a rotten old shed he should thank Allah. Just like that the Muslim will accept his own predicament and fall on his knees in thankfulness to pray.

A Muslim complaining about rising food and gas prices and the cost of living is swiftly reminded that his brothers and sisters in Gaza are eating horse feed and have no car so he should shut up complaining and thank Allah for every grain he puts into his mouth. No Muslim is allowed to speak out overtly against vaccinations and medicine lest he is warned by 50 other Muslims that in Africa there are Muslims dying because they don't have access to vaccinations and medicine so therefore he should shut up and fear Allah before badmouthing medicines and following the lunatic conspiracy theorist anti-vaxxers.

If you are a Muslim whose marriage has collapsed and you have nowhere to live you should not complain or dwell on it, rather you should pray more and pray harder and ask that Allah rectify your situation with something better, If you are sad, why are you sad? don't you know that a believer in Gaza just saw his wife and entire family blown up in front of him? Allah woke you up this morning, why would you be sad?

Muslims understand and remind each other all the time that every calamity is a test from Allah and that even basic sustenance can be taken away from you any moment by Allah so it is not acceptable to bitch or complain about anything in your life (especially if you live in the West or a first world country)
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>>16548670
Slave ideology. It serves its purpose well, that is to let 90% of the population live in squallid misery while the emirs go fuck their harem girls in their 80 meters long yachts
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Gaza is the soul of Mankind at this trying hour.

Its conditions are literally apocalyptic.

These people did nothing but be born on the "wrong" side of a human-drawn line. They bear their suffering with a courage that inspires deep reverence.
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>>16548704
80% of Palestinians support hamas
It's their fault
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>>16548670
Feels crazy to not live in a muslim/jew controlled country. Imagine giving a fuck what mad desert people do to each other on the other side of the world.

>m-muh hostages
>m-muh 3000000000 innocent muslim children
And?

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Pointless.
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>>16542665
Funnily enough, given Sweden's modern reputation as being pacifistic feminized bottoms, Sweden between 1611-1721 would probably be in the running for top 5 "most militarized state ever."
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>Shot through the neck
>and Catolic to blame
>Gustav Adolf
>was my name!
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>>16548125
A high fall into a pile of shit
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>>16544500
Are you retarded?
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This will be the peak of my first EU5 run. I can imagine they'll create a whole DLC for it given the higher level of detail and pop mechanics.


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