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Author Topic: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O  (Read 9513662 times)

LordBaal

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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #157710 on: October 16, 2021, 05:10:29 pm »

Fun fact. Crazy neighbour thinks the nazis were bad too, but of course aliens gave them super advanced tech... so...

And grim, look out for floral wars meaning and how other tribes actually helped Cortez against the aztecs. No everyone was fine with their hearts ripped open as they were not volunteers but prisoners captured for it.
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« Reply #157711 on: October 16, 2021, 05:34:42 pm »

The law in question was essentially there to prevent teachers from praising BLM. If you listen to the audio recording, it is clear that this administrator does not think that a "balancing view" of the Holocaust is a good idea, and probably is using this in order to protest the law.
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« Reply #157712 on: October 16, 2021, 05:53:41 pm »

Why is so hard to teach hard facts on classrooms on this day and age? If not twisted by some idiotic political convenience then is softened or changed to not hurt someone feelings... yikes.

Anyway, my own wtf, both the car and the fridge decided to fuck with us the same day, as if they smell some money will be coming our way soon. Both are super expensive devices from a begone era that we are not able to fix right now*. Oh machine spirits, Omnissiah.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #157713 on: October 16, 2021, 05:58:03 pm »

What you're allowed to treat as an obvious fact... Including obvious facts... Is now a matter for vigorous debate with people

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« Reply #157714 on: October 16, 2021, 06:12:00 pm »

Fun fact. Crazy neighbour thinks the nazis were bad too, but of course aliens gave them super advanced tech... so...
So are the Nazis hiding out inside the hollow earth after fleeing to Antarctica?
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« Reply #157715 on: October 16, 2021, 06:16:53 pm »

Don't be silly, the hollow earth is the holiday resort of ALL aliens were hostilities are forbidden. Reptilians and the rest are allowed (don't ask by who) to fuck only with us knuckle dragging surface dwellers. The inner earth resort is of course tended by the offspring of nordic aliens and humans.

I mean, the nazis did hide in there with their UFOS but were quickly defeated or put out of their evil ways by the other aliens.
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« Reply #157716 on: October 16, 2021, 06:25:44 pm »

News doesn't help by hosting little debates and having one person on each side discuss it. That paints an image of a 50-50 split, when it is really less than 1% of historians. Same with climate 'debate', anti-vax stuff, etc

This has been really disturbing to see develop in the last 10 or so years. It's basically giving them a free go at spreading hate speech and what not to a broader audience than they could've got on their own. Worst are "debates" where one speaker is part of a minority group and one's a fascist (though, of course they deny being fascist). It's like putting a school bully and their victim in front of the camera -- what could possibly go wrong?
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #157717 on: October 16, 2021, 06:42:45 pm »

nazis did hide in there with their UFOS but were quickly defeated or put out of their evil ways by the other aliens.

Does this mean the nazis were also aliens?
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« Reply #157718 on: October 16, 2021, 06:47:53 pm »

I'm honestly too afraid to ask and go to that rabbit hole.
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« Reply #157719 on: October 16, 2021, 06:49:34 pm »

nazis did hide in there with their UFOS but were quickly defeated or put out of their evil ways by the other aliens.

Does this mean the nazis were also aliens?

And if they were, where did they originally come from?
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« Reply #157720 on: October 16, 2021, 07:33:50 pm »

Well, according to him humans are ALL aliens because our DNA is not similar to anything else on earth, this is keep secret of course, anyway, so I  guess nazis would be aliens too.
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« Reply #157721 on: October 16, 2021, 07:56:03 pm »

It could be argued that the europeans in fact did ended a terror regime the aztecs had on a lot of other people on the region (to put down their own fucking regime of course) and introduced advanced technology, while also replacing a religion that outrigth demanded human hearts for another religion that at least not demanded human sacrifices (but was still used to condone the mass killings of A LOT of people, you know, like 99% of religions at some point).
I wish I could remember where I saw it, but some time earlier this year I read something where someone went and, like... checked... to the extent possible with available records, just how murderous the Aztecs/related regions actually were, and then compared them to similar metrics vis a vis europe at the time.

There's no prize for guessing which way the scales tilted :P
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« Reply #157722 on: October 16, 2021, 08:04:10 pm »

If there's no prize I will not guess then!
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« Reply #157723 on: October 17, 2021, 08:14:25 pm »

As for the Aztecs, I'd generally say that as long as the majority of the people within their empire and immediate neighbours believed in human sacrifice then they were actually acting perfectly fine in doing so, because the victims weren't bothered by the practice, just who was in a position to carry it out. My only issue with human sacrifice is when someone who doesn't believe in it is sacrificed to gods that aren't their own.

The Aztecs sacrificed prisoners of war that were obviously unwilling and from completely different cultures. Like Baal said many of them allied with Cortes out of hatred for their subjugation and imperialization by the Aztecs, who (Cortes) otherwise only had a few hundred men. Let us not pretend that all Native Americans were as pure as the driven snow before the Europeans came.
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« Reply #157724 on: October 17, 2021, 08:25:35 pm »

It could be argued that the europeans in fact did ended a terror regime the aztecs had on a lot of other people on the region (to put down their own fucking regime of course) and introduced advanced technology, while also replacing a religion that outrigth demanded human hearts for another religion that at least not demanded human sacrifices (but was still used to condone the mass killings of A LOT of people, you know, like 99% of religions at some point).
I wish I could remember where I saw it, but some time earlier this year I read something where someone went and, like... checked... to the extent possible with available records, just how murderous the Aztecs/related regions actually were, and then compared them to similar metrics vis a vis europe at the time.

There's no prize for guessing which way the scales tilted :P

The only source I can find that might suggest such a view is Camila Townsend's Fifth Sun, which has serious foundational problems based on the scholarly reviews I can find.
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