Quote – Preserve for squalid savages

“The settler and pioneer have at bottom had justice on their side; this great continent could not have been kept as nothing but a game preserve for squalid savages. Moreover, to the most oppressed Indian nations the whites often acted as a protection, or, at least, they deferred instead of hastening their fate.” Theodore Roosevelt, …

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Quote – The force of circumstances

“They have neither the intelligence, the industry, the moral habits, nor the desire of improvement which are essential to any favorable change in their condition. Established in the midst of another and a superior race, and without appreciating the causes of their inferiority or seeking to control them, they must necessarily yield to the force …

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Reverie – On bumper stickers

Peace through superior firepower. Peace is only one-sided, the ending side of a war is always submission. Submission is not peace. Submission is the kiln for continued war. It is a self-sustaining system once the fire is lit. Like the Olympic torch, it never goes out. You cannot make peace with those who want to …

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Quote – Fierce savages, whose occupations was war

“The tribes of Indians inhabiting this country were fierce savages, whose occupations was war, and whose subsistence was drawn chiefly from the forest… That law which regulates, and ought to regulate in general, the relations between the conqueror and conquered was incapable of application to a people under such circumstances… Discovery gave an exclusive right to extinguish …

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Reverie – The importance of the story

Ancient myth is a building block of humanity. We tell stories so that we can pass on information. As time moves on, the context for the stories changes or disappear, making it easy for them to be dismissed as "those old silly stories." We have dismantled those stories one by one thanks to science. If …

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Racism – Nude and crude, give it to me!

We read history from English point of view as truth. From quite far back, science and such in abundance. Yet, as short ago as native American culture, we classified all of their histories as fable and folk tales. It is because, at the heart of it, the view is only of two main classes. The …

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