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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.

For the purpose of determining what is history, please do not start threads about events taking place less than 25 years ago. Historical discussions should be focused on past events, and not their contemporary consequences. Discussion of modern politics, current events, popular culture, or other non-historical topics should be posted elsewhere. General discussions about international culture should go on /int/.

/his/ is not /pol/, and Global Rule #3 is in effect. Do not try to treat this board as /pol/ with dates. Blatant racism and trolling will not be tolerated, and a high level of discourse is expected. History can be examined from many different conflicting viewpoints; please treat other posters with respect and address the content of their post instead of attacking their character.

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Manicheanism incorporated figures such as the Buddha (and Boddhisattvas), Zoroaster, Jesus Christ, and various Hindu devas (namely, Krishna and Ganesh) into their belief-system: my question is, does this mean that adherents of Manicheanism in distant Rome - say, for example, Augustine of Hippo - were aware of the Buddha or of these Hindu devas?

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Who were the Aryan god-like race, /his/?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2SNZzrN6FQ

Were they the 'Sons of God' depicted in the Book of Enoch?
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>Who were the Aryan(s?)
That's what we're trying to find out here >>2864794
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You lost me at "aryan god men."
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Whites are Rephiem (aka Nephilim).
Even I as a black person knows this.

>mfw I actually believed Tsarist and Nazi propaganda that Jews were the majority members of the Bolshevik movement when actual figures show they were a small 1 figure percentage
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>>2865692
>Marx was a jew
He was German

>trotsky was a jew
And Everyone hated him for that.

>lenin was a jew
Nobody knew, not even himself.
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>>2865692
See
>>2865556
>>2865652


Your emotions don't trump facts
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>>2865701
>He was German
"No"
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>>2865692
Marx was born a protestant, became an atheist, married a protestant aristocrat at a church, had non jewish children, had a german as his best friend, was heavily antisemitic, and was influenced almost entirely by europeans. Lenin was born an orthodox, was given a christian name, and believed in jeezus until his father died and he became an atheist.
In any case, I don't give a fuck about jews, but I will defend them as long as stormfags keep using them to further their disgusting lies and ideology.
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>>2865692
Marx was a member of a German nationalist movement and wrote an anti-zionist book.

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What is that image saying?
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>>2865694
Wir stehen nicht allein: "We do not stand alone".
I don't know what it says on the shield though.

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/his/ video game thread. This thread is for all games historical.

What campaigns/saves do you have going?
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Playing HoI 4 as nazis, last save is called
>stabbed in the back by francojewish banksters day before moscow offensive
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>>2864674
Who the fuck wants to go in the TW general when it's full of weeaboos?
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>>2864184
I conquered all of Ireland as the Umayyads in AoC
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>>2864184
I know it isn't very historical, but I've been playing Venice on Earth map in Civ5 and I gotta say, it really feels like I'm a merchant empire rather than a civilization.
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>>2864184
The Ostrogoths and various small Balkan states are all that stands between my five armies and the Sassiniggers and their four. Their allies wield a lot of troops too

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>>Many miners work at the gold mine owned by Corporación Ananea. Under the cachorreo system they work for 30 days without payment. On the 31st day they are allowed to take with them as much ore as they can carry on their shoulders.[5] Whether the ore contains any gold or not is a matter of luck. Pocketing of nuggets or promising chunks of rich ore is tolerated.

Capitalists will defend this
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>>2865469
I imagine you can certainly try if you're cool with cavity searches and being brutally beaten if you're found with so much as a speck of gold dust
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>>2865503
Well the obvious idea would be to take a shit and bury them with your shit, not even kidding. IF you can bear the humiliation.
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Eh, seems to worth a gamble. Seems like it can pay off big time. What's 30days of your life anyway? Plus they're probably providing room and board at the least. A lot of people basically get paid in wages just enough to afford rent and food in the food place.
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>>2865609
>be worker
>find gold
>at last is be free
>only the corporation trader willing to buy my gold because the armed guards require i show them a leave permit to leave the mine
>willing to buy it me from the equivalent of 25 days wages

oyyyyyyyyyyyyyy
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>>2865677
This comment violates the NAP
Please DELET and present yourself to a dellcop 4000 brought to you by Pizza Hut

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/his/ memes
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>>2864964
Would have been better with university instead of college

Gotta say, heated shot classes were a blast
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this is all facebook tier can you please leave you faggots
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>>2863580
But saying Germany had no allies is moving goalposts
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>>2863728
Kim got bored of shitposting on /pol/
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What does /his/ think about removal of CSA civil war monuments? GET IN HERE, LADS.

>http://www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans/news/article_40dccfac-3c91-11e7-8121-83e3757dd400.html

>pic related

CNN also put out a tweet about it last night.
>https://twitter.com/CNN/status/867550321656180739

THREAD THEME MUSIC:

>https://open.spotify.com/album/3VEpn63pJBdkaeo8oJqmZU

News comes in junction with closing of Atlanta Civil War Museum, Confederate Flags gone.
>http://www.ajc.com/news/local/with-confederate-flags-gone-civil-war-museum-will-close/ogScTPPdqliC0z4opJ3GTI/

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>>2865616
You only have one flag and that is the stars and stripes.
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>>2865562
>there's no reason why they should be on government property.

I never got this argument. The southern states voted to secede and send their men to war, why would they memorialize them on state property? It's not like it's federal property or anything.
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>>2865642
why wouldn't*

fuck
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Two things that never make it into the history books: one) The war was not about slavery until Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation (which did not free a single slave)
Two) The Confederate States of America would have prevented communism's spread into Cuba and possibly served as a fast reaction force against the rise of facism.
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>>2865235
hey 'member when the southern states agreed to a constitution and then willfully violated it by seceeding unlawfully? Remember how this is different than a union of states asking for a representation in government andbeing denied outright, giving them the natural right rebel? Notice how breaking from a foreign power across the ocean that won't represent you is different from breaking away from the domestic government you agreed to because things didn't go your way? If northern Ireland unlawfully broke away from England it would be a similar situation, but your comparison is a logical fallacy. We were justified just like every other colony was justified when their rights weren't respected. They are literally all independent now, obviously one of things has legitimacy and the other does not. Thing is, you have to be strong enough or being justified doesn't matter even if the south was, which is wasnt.

>tfw i will never fight in the spanish civil war
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>>2865196
Seriously, pretend fascists vs. communists = nobody wins.
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>tfw I will never fight in a war
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>>2865135
>commies vs "fascists"
It's like cancer is fighting itself
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>>2865135
Can always volunteer in the Syrian.
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>>2865651
Starting a war against my roommate for control of the fridge. I need mercenaries and can pay you daily beer and chip rations. You get two bombers and a choice of one bag of spicy jalapenos, mesquite barbecue, or cheddar and sour cream. Also can give you land to settle in the attic.

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is transhumanism the most logical outcome for society? IMO the fact that our life has changed radically just in the last 250 years thanks to the Industrial Revolution makes it seem that the only way to equal ourselves to the future technological advances will be by modifying ourselves with genetical engineering and other methods. This is just my opinion, so i wanted to see what does /his/ thinks and if they have any criticism they want to make known.

>yes it's &humanities thread, pls no hate
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>>2865606
lol
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>>2865606
I mean i think in the long term it would be better to have genetical modifications but from what i see now we are realistically more close to having technological body parts.
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>>2865635
I won't rest until I'm a Pillar Man
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>>2865596

all you dummies need to realize that we need both to actually colonize Mars and Europa.
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>>2865669
Space is stupid.

I mean, colonization is good, but I don't want to be some retarded robot. I will only be an Ubermensch

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What would China be like if Mao and co. didn't take control, and someone like Chiang Kai-shek took control instead?

Would China be more or less the same, like a giant Taiwan, or completely different?
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>>2865181
>The US would most likely try to splinter China and prevent reunification.
Unlikely. The U.S. wasn't into the same style of imperialism the old european powers did. Theirs was mostly a market imperialism, of dumping a lot of exports, or later service exports, on the "colony". Business relations of that sort require stability, which is hard to do when you splinter a place the size of China into multiple warring camps.
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>>2862362
I mean the hypothetical is way too vague. Do you mean that the CCP didn't exist? Because the reason Mao won was he had the best generals and leaders, so if it was just Mao who didn't exist then the CCP still might have won, except without a full retard as its figurehead
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>>2865214
.t retarded burgershit
>Muh country of iagles iz too gud 2 do mean shit.

Amerishits should be banned from here.
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>>2865633
t. butthurt 3rd worlder
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>>2865230
Mao was a retard ruler, but a very good revolutionary. I'm not sure they could have done it without him.

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>warfare will never be this glorious ever again

It hurts man.
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>>2865474

Hardee is where it's at.

It's the main reason the Iron Brigade was most A E S T H E T I C unit in the Union Army outside of Zouaves.
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>>2865518
I'm a slouch hat type of guy. I like the confederate planter hats a lot though.
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>>2865438
learn to travel back in time.
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>>2862594
>there was no reason for musketeers to form blobs if not for being stronger in melee

communication, volley fire, march discipline
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>>2861456
>Nobody did logistics right so you were always starving
>implying on /his/

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How the fuck such unfonded and ignorant cospiracy theory/meme is taken seriously today?
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>>2862386
>historical materialism doesn't real
>Marxist dialectic can't be applied anywhere but economics
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>>2862874
>marx got into a fight by defending classical german culture
wew these cryptojews trying to subvert western culture sure act weird
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>>2863397
That's not gommunism though
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>>2861306
>Nigger do you not actually pay attention to the nightmare menagerie of leftist creeds and how they all hate each other and never cooperate?

This is true to a certain extent, but you're ignoring how the concept of intersectionality is currently in vogue among leftists and it's whole purpose is to unite "oppressed groups" against fucking white cishet males.
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>>2864085
It just goes to show how radicalized Jews have become where at one point they at least acknowledged the greatness of European civilization even if they wanted to change to becoming full blown europhobes who want open borders.

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Is solitary confinement unethical? Why do most people do terrible in solitary confinement?
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>>2864568
What
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>>2863384
shut the fuck up for a second you don't get it or you're intentionally missing the point.

I'm not that guy, and clearly he's far more polite than I am. What is being implied here is that you do not have to put them in a literal torture chamber to separate them if they are a threat. It is not ethnical to use a literal torture chamber as punishment for crimes, nor is it necessary. They do not need to be put under the conditions they are put under, there is a spectrum here and you're ignoring the other obvious implication that there is somehow no other options, you ask, "what else do we do with them?" and when given an answer you go right back to assuming there is no other option. People that argue like this piss me the fuck off. Seriously kill yourself.

Furthermore it is not ethical to socially deprive a tranny or homosexual and subject them to the special conditions under the law, this goes against the constitution. The prison system is extremely corrupt and there is nothing ethical or justified about it. Needs full-fledged reform, but it won't happen because everyone knows they don't actually give a shit about human beings or their mental health and just want free labor slaves. Kind of like how you don't give a shit, so you post in defense of clearly corrupt things because you idolize with their cheeky little schemes and LARP as a big shot business guy on 4chan even though you're just some nerd trying to be a contrarian.

The prison system is currently violating the constitution, and nobody is doing anything about it because it's just a piece of paper and it only matters if someone is willing to enforce it. Everyone in power that could do something about it has so far decided to take the money instead. Completely corrupt, we've literally privatized incarceration and slavery. Don't get caught smoking weed or the feds get another slave, remember kids!
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>>2863312
Send u up the road.
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>>2863236

>Because humans are social beings

It's mostly the sheer lack of anything to do at all. Without stimuli, its punitive sensory deprivation. I'm a reclusive weirdo with no friends, but I'm merely depressed.
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>>2865507
So if man commits 4murders wile incarnated, what should be done with him? If an inmate has demonstrated that every chance they get they will commit violence on a guard , inmate, or worse yet, have gang members on the outside commit murders on your behalf, why would you not separate them from everyone? What would your solution be for inmates like pic related?

Homosexuals and trannies aren't placed into solitary, I was saying that no one in prison wants the pedophilles and child killers near them. Sorry if you misunderstood. I agree with everything you sad about the system itself. I'm specifically talking about solitary confinement. But seriously, in this day and age no one goes to prison for smoking weed. Get this libshit bleeding heart myth out of your head. I got caught smoking while I was driving and got a $100 ticket.



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