>Stalin killed more people than Hitler did.
When will people stop forcing this meme?
I don't understand why this war started.
Did America even need French help winning the Revolutionary War?
>The war has turned. General Cornwallis took flight with his army and moved north. We continued to engage the British and in the following months, Cornwallis entrenched himself at Yorktown, Virginia. Washington escaped from the north and surrounded Cornwallis, who could not retreat to the seas.
>It was blocked off by our long-lost friends... who had finally arrived.
Seems like France arrived at the tail-end and just kept the British...
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A million Livres (say $750 million today) provided a lot of powder, shot and bribes. Without that financial and material support, it is quite possible that Washington's Army would have just faded away.
And the British forces were either barely competent or acting only half-heartedly in the period 1775-1777, Gage had an American wife and Howe was embarrassingly pro-Colonist.
the americans only won because the british were too busy fighting the french to keep the homeland supplied with sugar... america matters less than sugar!... Also, 250k french soldiers mate, don't fall for that meme propaganda film...
The Stoics believed the fetus to be plantlike in nature, and not an animal until the moment of birth, when it finally breathed air. They therefore found abortion morally acceptable.
Aristotle wrote that, "The line between lawful and unlawful abortion will be marked by the fact of having sensation and being alive." Before that point was reached, Aristotle did not regard abortion as the killing of something human.
Why do you want to force the belief that abortion is morally unacceptable even when the glob of cells is basically a potato even at the expense of the mother's life and quality of life?
As much as I love ye olden Greek philosophers, I don't get my science from them.
If they had ultrasonography back in the day, for example, they would have seen a fetus moving and reacting to stimuli for themselves, so they wouldn't have described it as a plant or otherwise so far away from a human being.
How many verifiable instances are there of Jews betraying a city/castle/whatever and opening the gates for the enemy?
I come across these accusations quite a bit but it seems like a lot of them are medieval or WN propaganda.
I know for sure the Jews opened the gates for the invading Muslim armies in Toledo
Well, I don't know about that. I do know they got an Ecumenical Patriarch killed by telling the Sultan he baptized a Muslim (he baptized a Jewish convert, in fact, but they wanted him dead). They also dragged around a mutilated another one after the Turks gave it to them for a toy--the body was retrieved by Greek fishermen, and funeral was held in Greece, during which the Jews refused to close their shops out of spite: this lead to massive violence from the enraged Greeks, and the news of this spread to Russia, which is what started the pogroms there.
How did it spead so rapidly?
It's quite horrifying how some desert dwelling Arabs conquered the Sassanids, took Byzantine Leveant and North Africa, took Iberia,
Sindh, Multan... Etc
Discuss everyday transcendence of slave morality
I used to masturbate as little as possible because I thought it was a bad habit, immoral even. Now I do it about a dozen times a day.
I used to think that i should get a job in order to "serve society". But now i kek a little at the idea. I just want a job in order to get money, i really wanna work as little as possible for someone else...
>implying addiction to pornography is aristocratic
A true übermensch lives unchained to any external factor, be it drugs, money, or masturbation. Spending all day on an anime messageboard and only living for your next nut is a lifestyle that Nietzsche would've spat upon. To take control of your fate, you must first take control of yourself.
Why does the democratic form of government in Athens get such a bad rap? Is it basically just because Plato was butthurt that his idol Socrates was put to death by the Athenian government? Does any contemporary writer aside from Plato even complain about Athenian democracy and its supposed failings?
If you know your history you'll know that the supposed democracy was extremely open for populism, tyrannical leaders and corruption. The most competent leaders were put in exile as the three factions of athenian democracy kept fighting for power.
However if you are to believe Plutarch they produced some god-tier leaders.
"Ancient Greek critics of the democracy include Thucydides the general and historian, Aristophanes the playwright, Plato the pupil of Socrates, Aristotle the pupil of Plato, and a writer known as the Old Oligarch."
Read Plato's The Republic: Socrates says there are five governments: Aristocracy(Rule of the Wise), Timocracy(Rule of the Honorable), Plutocracy(Rule of Money), Democracy(Rule of the Masses), Tyranny(he defines it as the Rule of a Crazy Man). You can see democracy is the fourth and close to Tyranny. He predicts the concept of equality to the absurd, that a man is equal to a horse, and that all ideas are good. From this he concludes, Democracy will be pleasurable, short termed, unfair system. And he doesn't like what is Unfair the most, and predicts that Tyranny and doom is near.
Were the Byzantines Roman?
Does anyone here know why the fuck these three took this photo together?
In case you don't know from left to right they're Paul Rée, Lou Salome and Friedrich Nietzsche
Although Napoleon was not particularly short, why was he given nicknames by his soldiers referring to him as if he were, such as "Le Petit Caporal" and "Le Petit Tondu"?
Le Petit Caporal is because he rose from low ranks I think
Kinda a mark of respect to remind of all he achieved, and in the spirit of the revolution (merit as opposed to birth right)
Le Tondu was not preceded by "petit", you made this one up
Learn the historical accuracy of the show: The Vikings, and the prediction of what to except for this coming season. Ft. History buff.
With a show like Vikings about something like vikings you have to fill in the blanks with some shit. Like nobody knows EXACTLY how the vikings breached the walls of Paris, I mean it probably wasn't the viking leader faked being a Christian, then faked his death to get a Christian burial inside Paris, then kidnapped the princess but they need a reason and at least that one is entertaining
Did Constantine get perma-banned? Link to the Orthodoxy FAQ, please.
I promised I'd do it and now I am, okay?
Today is the start of the 4chan 2016 Winter Cup, and as such today I'm reposting polls from a while ago to determine who (and how many) will be taken off the team and replaced with other players to be determined by another poll coming up.
(If a majority of people want more than 5 players gone, let me know)
These will stay open until the start of the Cup day on Sunday, and at that point I'll take the results from these polls and use them...
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>We need Great Wall of China on the goal
He is https://implyingrigged.info/wiki//his/
>Also Mongolian horse archer as a striker
Been considering moving him up, I think it might be a good idea to switch him and Napoleon.
Charlemagne's blender should be gold
Also this as a joint anthem when playing /a/ or /m/:
I know that most nations in times of war are involved in atrocities of some sort, but is there any reason as to why Imperial Japan was particularly so ... cruel?