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Old 11th January 2018, 03:13 AM   #121
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Originally Posted by Henri McPhee View Post
I read somewhere a few years ago.......
You have to do better than this, Henri. Give us your sources, or look up new ones. At the moment, you are just plucking stuff out of the air.

Do you understand that things have changed somewhat since 1947? If so, why would you reference a 70 year old book, when there are much newer sources?
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Old 11th January 2018, 06:22 AM   #122
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Originally Posted by Henri McPhee View Post
I read somewhere a few years ago that there are now more billionaires in India than in Russia.
Then it should be really easy to find some kind of reference and post it

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...f_billionaires

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I don't know if it's due to internet fraud.
It depends on what you mean. If you mean that you read it somewhere because of internet fraud then that makes no sense whatsoever. If you mean that there are more billionaires in India than in Russia and that is because of internet fraud then I think that is unlikely.

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There is a bit about India in that book Russian Outlook published in 1947 by Lieutenant- General Sir Giffard Martel:
Another person saying brown or black people are devious and not fit to govern - what a shock
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Old 11th January 2018, 08:00 AM   #123
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Originally Posted by MikeG View Post
You have to do better than this, Henri. Give us your sources, or look up new ones. At the moment, you are just plucking stuff out of the air.

Do you understand that things have changed somewhat since 1947? If so, why would you reference a 70 year old book, when there are much newer sources?
My source for that about Indian billionaires is from a new book in my local library a few years ago which I briefly browsed through. I can't remember the title. There is a bit on the internet about the matter:

http://money.cnn.com/2015/02/04/luxu...res/index.html

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Old 11th January 2018, 08:08 AM   #124
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Originally Posted by Henri McPhee View Post
My source for that about Indian billionaires is from a new book in my local library a few years ago which I briefly browsed through. I can't remember the title. There is a bit on the internet about the matter:

http://money.cnn.com/2015/02/04/luxu...res/index.html........
I'm not interested in the number of billionaires. I am interested in you backing up your claims rather than just posting "I read something somewhere a while back......". Now that you've discovered how easy it is to provide links to your claims, maybe you'll develop the habit of doing it each time you claim something. That would be a big step forward...........as would you attempting to stick to the subject of the thread.
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Old 12th January 2018, 08:22 PM   #126
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Okay, so there's a sentiment among certain people that European imperialism was ultimately good become before Europe, the native people were "savages" or "primitive". I wonder if these people would be supportive of a extraterrestrial empire that colonized earth. Certainly aliens with star trek like civilization could look down on earthlings as "savages" and primitives".


The answer is no. I don't know any Earthling who actively wishes to be subjugated by an extraterrestrial empire hellbent on colonizing the Earth* - whether they self identify as pro-colonialist or not.



*unless, of course, they're totally hot!
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