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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Quote – Those awful savages

"Is one of the fairest portions of the globe to remain in a state of nature, the haunt of a few wretched savages, when it seems destined by the Creator to give support to a large population and to be the seat of civilization?” Governor William Henry Harrison, of the Indiana Territory (1800-1812) while defending …

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Mohave Indian story of Creation

Mohave Indian story of Creation. In the beginning, there was no land, no light, only darkness and the vast waters of Outer Ocean where Earth-Maker and Great-Grandfather were afloat in their canoe. Earth-Maker cast a long line into the water and brought up from the bottom of the ocean a part of earth no larger …

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Notes for ProfCJ’s Dangerous History Podcast. Episode 1.

Here is the link to my first interview on The Dangerous History Podcast. Below are my notes on the podcast. They are an outline, so the context is lost, without hearing the episode. I am posting this for anyone interested in the sources I utilized as well as the many statistics I quote in the …

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