Originally Posted by rhubroma
But this is non consequential when set against self aggrandizement. No? And we shouldn't be speaking in terms of favors. Non were given.
As far as Africa and the New World are concerned, what must be considered is the conditions at the time and what followed. Sure it's a war of attrition, but much was inflicted.
Past tense? The last residential school in Canada closed in the 1980's, the reservations are still inhabited, the Ministry of Indian affairs still in operation and a subtle, soft apartheid still breezes through the country.
As for Africa, I wonder how the Africans feel about AFRICOM, among the myriad of other western interventions on the continent.
Some dare call it progress.
I vote for more otium.