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Colonization, exploitation, and empire: It has been said that the East India Company is the model for modern transnational corporation. I would go further to postulate the model for modern fascism, given its royal charter from 1600 until their "private governments" rivaled the monarchy. Other Europeans were not so systematic and acquisitive as they in sowing "plantations" (an Elizabethan term like "niggar") wherever they sailed. (Find correspondence at the British National Archive online between Jamestown to Charles I, II, for example) Not even the Dutch who succeeded truly uncouth Portuguese with cannon, rounding the Cape in 1498. They didn't have a patch to practice Roman disciplines for a few centuries like this particular "species" of vitamin D deficient, neandertal- and denisovan-allele bearing hominids did, I think.

Step 1.

The Statutes of Kilkenny in 1366 commanded that "if any English, or Irish living among the English, use the Irish language amongst themselves, contrary to this ordinance, and thereof be attainted, his lands and tenements, if he have any, shall be seized into the hands of his immediate lord ..." This ban on the Irish language was accompanied was accompanied by an anti-miscegenation law.13 A later law required Irishmen to take on English surnames or forfeit property.14

Repeat. Repeat. Repeat. Repeat. Repeat. Repeat. Repeat... until 1920 or so.

Step 2. Reward assimilated estate agents such as Irish, Scots, and Welsh.

Step 3. Export religious conflict

and so forth ...

It's gonna take a while for ROW to get over it,

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Sat Jan 19th, 2019 at 10:05:58 AM EST
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from British landmarks! Not even a plaque. This I never knew until Lecture 4. A pretty radical pressage for the present reckoning due Tory gov.

Likewise British America.

< wipes tears >

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Sat Jan 19th, 2019 at 10:24:36 AM EST
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