Hasn't it occurred to you, you moron, that it is because of the "western
civilization" for which you have so much stupid contempt, that today you are
able to transmit such stupid garbage.
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From: "Carrol Cox" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Saturday, November 13, 2004 1:33 PM
Subject: Re: (OT) Roots of Western Civilization
>I looked up the history of the phrase, "western civilization," a few
> years ago but don't remember the results too clearly. But I'll risk a
> generalization without being able to cite now the linguistic details
> that are part of its grounds.
> "Western Civilization" was a 19th century invention primarily for the
> purpose of justifying or rationalizing the rape of the whole damn earth
> by a few big 'western' powers (led first by england and france, later up
> to the present by the u.s.). The hymn of western civilization is
> Kipling's "White Man's Burden," written to justify the mass slaughter of
> Philippinos by the invading barbarians from the u.s.