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Response to marmar (Original post)

Mon Jul 1, 2013, 08:47 AM

3. So who can blame the rest of us for daydreaming about a time...?

The same people who would point out to these "daydreamers" about how they ignore what had become THE biggest equivalent to corporate largesse of today, in their time. The Dutch East India Company, who obviously traded spices, gems, sugar, and slaves, and had no problem either eliminating or enslaving indigenous peoples in those areas that were the source of the goods they were shipping.

And the very bullshit of offering up slave-owners George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, supposedly "put<ing> their security, their considerable comfort, at risk for a greater good?" as something to emulate, is quite telling.

But folks can keep on "daydream<ing>" on about the "good old days".

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