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Old 09.11.2014, 23:39
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Re: London vs Zurich

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What enabled England and other European countries conquer territories during the, say, 16th century ? Why was England, a relatively small Island, able to conquer so much territory and why this was not achieved by the island of Madagascar for example Why did Spain and Portugal managed to conquer South America and not the Incas and Mayas conquer Europe during the 16th century ))
Because they didn't have the need for it. And this in fact proves that it was not the tolerating culture that set you apart, but exactly the opposite. The ability to wage war and kill people, en masse!!

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The fact was that Europe was much more powerful than the rest of the world in the middle ages , as it is more powerful today. Power is not the result of imperialism; the imperialism is the result of an already well-established power
Yeah right. Might is right. Thanks for upholding that 'culture'.

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