hey it's the guy that posted those philosophy notes a little while ago, I also found (incomplete) religion notes, but I'm a bit more apprehensive about posting them since I'm worried about the ensuing shitstorm it might cause. Should I just say fuck it and post them anyway?
Tell me about pre-Constantine Christian-Jewish relations. Was there always a sense of YOU KILLED MUH SAVIOR in the Christian community, or was there any solidarity between them seeing as they were both peoples oppressed by the Romans?
Christians and Jews had a long and complicated relationship even back then. For a good portion of early Christianity, you first had to convert to Judaism. For much of Roman history before Constantine, neither religions were 'oppressed'. They were tolerated so long as they paid a special tax to the Empire in loo of emperor worship.
Did he misread Hegel?
Has socialism EVER been successful anywhere?
Pic related clearly wasn't
Discuss economics. Here's a topic to start off:
>In your country, do you feel the taxes on the rich are too low/high? Do you feel the poor get too many/few benefits? What would be your ideal layout for this?
But feel free to talk and debate anything economics-related.
>In your country, do you feel the taxes on the rich are too low/high?
The whole taxation system and administration is broken as hell, so it doesn't matter.
>Do you feel the poor get too many/few benefits?
Whatever the agenda, shit never gets done. So, doesn't matter again.
>What would be your ideal layout for this?
Non-economic measures, like strengthening law and bureaucracy, transparency accountability,...
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coolest hats in history thread go go go
>Year 12016 HE
>Not being a historical materialist
Why even bother studying history?
I've realized now that 4Chan is essentially the internet version of ancient Greek city-states.
Every state feels some weak sense of vague camaraderie that makes us a "country", but they always fuck around with each other and mock each other.
So help me list these suckers out. I'm convinced that /fit/ is Sparta, and /sci/ is Athens. What does that make /his/?
Now hear me out. We're very new, we've got an interesting topic that should have been given a board earlier (Byzantium was relatively new, and was located in a great place) and we're very much interested in History, while Byzantium was fairly important, from what I hear.
Rome never fell.
It just converted to a different religion.
There's the EU.
Arguably, if you want to include Anatolia, you could expand the definition to NATO and it's Mediterranean Partnership Program it holds with Israell, Jordan, Morroco, Algeria and Egypt, but this would expand the definition of Roman Empire to North America, which, altogether with the Meditteranean/Europe, is more Atlantic than Mediterranean. No wonder it's called North Atlantic Treaty Organization, so the EU would be a better call, despite not holding ME and NA.
Why was sub-Saharan Africa not developed (historically) as much as their Eastern and Western counterparts? By historically, I mean beyond the past 500 years. Why do we not see or hear of great empires, cities, architecture, or historical figures?
>Why was sub-Saharan Africa not developed (historically) as much as their Eastern and Western counterparts?
Tsetse flies, malaria, yellow fever, lack of any staple crops until the southeast asian crop package arrived, regular coastline, no calm rivers, 2nd or 3rd lowest world population density, etc.
>Why do we not see or hear of great empires, cities, architecture, or historical figures?
Because assuming you're not from Africa its history...
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Here's an ALTERNATIVE HISTORY question, how much better or worse would Russia have performed militarily in WW2 if it was still under Tsar rule?
inb4 >falling for the alt history meme
Why is it okay for Americans to carve George Washington into a mountain, but Russians having a statue of Lenin in every major city is not?
Mount Rushmore is not the only monument to American statesmen, it is only one of the most iconic. I'm sure if I went to America, I would find more local monuments that tell me to worship the dear leader.
So, who is the true villain of history?
Jews actually emulated the Anglos by the end of 19th century.
>controlling the banks, controlling the media, controlling the industry, pitting workers against one another, divide & conquer tactics, surreal levels of nepotism and elitism
All of these are originally memes about Anglos that got applied to Jews over time. Back in the day Jews weren't "shady elites ruling the world" but just "greedy Christ killers".
So /his/ i have been wondering are Ukrainians a meme? I have seen a lot of people claim they are Russians or that they are a mix of Poles,Tatars and Russians is there any truth to what they say or is it just nationalists spouting bullshit?
It's actually pretty easy to explain. There was Kievan Rus full of East Slavic Ruthenians, which got essentially destroyed by the Mongols and then rebuilt from the ground up by the Muscovites, who got wealthy by being tax collectors for the Mongol khan. These people created the Tsardom of Russia and those Ruthenians who didn't adopt this new "Russian" identity gradually became the people we now know as Ukrainians and Belarusians.
Let's talk about the faction that saved Spain from communism.
>tfw you'll never fight for Jose Antonio's Blue Shirts
Dali's painting of Franco's granddaughter