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 Post subject: The appalling way we treat each other is not new
PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:14 pm 
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I'd never heard this before. How sickening, if accurate.

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North American colonists’ warfare against Native Americans often was horrifyingly brutal. But one method they appear to have used shocks even more than all the bloody slaughter: The gifting of blankets and linens contaminated with smallpox.


https://www.history.com/news/colonists- ... x-blankets

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 Post subject: Re: The appalling way we treat each other is not new
PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:53 pm 
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That was a big one .

Every left-leaning person in the USA has heard about that, all of us who read Howard Zinn, Noam Chomsky, etc. in our late teens / early twenties at least .

In fact I believe it was this event and others like it over here that have saved the Sentinelese from the outside world in recent times as they've been there, free, more or less, from outsider nonsense for the past 60,000 years . Almost the same for the Jarawa as well .

This tragic, smiling hamster of a boy I guess was either willfully ignorant of just ignorant and thought they'd all come to Jesus through him . Very sad .


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