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I intend, within my writing, to show how the “positivity” of spreading and the generalization of human liberties has led to many crimes against people all over the world.
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In his ‘Lenin and Herrenvolk Democracy’, Losurdo makes an insightful observation on the policy of ex-colonial powers in relation to their former colonies. Hong Kong was, of course, forcefully stolen from China after the first opium war (1839-42), and then ‘returned’ with much reluctance in 1999. 165 more words
Given the publication date of Robinson Crusoe, it comes as no surprise that it is a largely racist work. Ethnic groups are frequently painted as barbaric savages by the narrator, for example. 1,013 more words
There’s a song on the Internet called “Christians Murdered Indians”. Give it a listen. It’ll curl your toenails and rattle your teeth. For me, it’s not just a shocking tune. 776 more words
The Department of Media and Communications, University of Sydney and the Centre for Human Rights Education, Curtin University, invite you to a mini symposium and launching of the recently published book, … 396 more words
Lilith’s Brood is the omnibus edition of Octavia E. Butler’s Xenogenesis trilogy, which includes the books Dawn (1987), Adulthood Rites (1988) and Imago (1989). They tell the story of a powerful, gene altering alien race that arrives in a dying Earth, destroyed by war, and the relationship the visitors establish with the remnants of the human race. 395 more words