The big question:
Why did Europe not suffer a wave of worker's revolutions, as Marx predicted?
Historian Robert Paxton observes that on the European continent the provisions of the welfare state were originally enacted by conservatives in the late nineteenth century and by fascists in the twentieth in order to distract workers from unions and socialism, and were opposed by leftists and radicals. He recalls that the German welfare state was set up in the 1880s by Chancellor Bismarck, who had just closed 45 newspapers and passed laws banning the German Socialist Party and other meetings by trade unionists and socialists....
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Christianity and traditional values. That's why Cultural Marxism was invented to get rid of it.
What is taught about American history in UK schools?
How would history have played out if spartacus had won?
He did win
All he wanted to do was go home
And they almost got there but most of the army was addicted to looting so they turned back
If they had carried on they would have disappeared into the wastes of history ie northern europe
So i watched the series Spartacus and they included Marcus Licinius Crassus. They litteraly quoted "The man pisses wine and shits gold".
I was wondering how he got all his wealth and what /his/ opinion is about him
He just owned a fuckton of land. Probably from a few generations of successful conquest and importing a lot of slaves under his family. I feel kind of bad for him. He was the richest man in Rome and died in the pursuit of the one thing he didn't have and desired most.
Well he did inherit 7 million sesterces from his father. But making that into what is today 2 trillion $ is quite impressive. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_wealthiest_historical_figures
>So you're probably wondering how I got here
ITT: underrated historical leaders
Who is your favorite Roman Emperor? Mine has to be Domitian, fuck the Senate.
Are there any contemporary conservative philosophers who are not neocon sellouts? I'll also take any person from the post-WW2 20th century.
And yes, this is /his/ related. It's about philosophy.
However I haven't personally not read any of them since what's considered conservaive differs from country to country for obvious reason, even if they may share some ideas such as the precautionary principle.
What evidence is there to prove Jesus was mortal?
We had a thread a few days ago, and there were actually some pretty interesting things posted in it. Let's see if we can get some more.
>mongols couldnt expand into south east asia
why is this?
Is music language? In a philosophical, Wittgenstein, Chomsky sense?
Where did the Afro-Asiatic languages originate? How did it end up spanning from ancient Middle Eastern civilizations to tribes in West Africa?
Originated in Africa, obviously.
>How did it end up spanning from ancient Middle Eastern civilizations to tribes in West Africa?
Africans migrated east and in turn took their language with them, would be my best guess.
Why do people dress so badly now?
Herodotus or Thucydides?
Herodotus. He merely lists what he has heard and allows people to judge if it's bullshit or not. Thucydides just tells you the narrative that he believes is closest truth, and rarely brings up secondary accounts while telling his histories.