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I wonder if a mini Planet of the Apes or two occurred before Mr. Columbus discovered the AMERICAS! Definitely going through another one right now. :(
Long before Yahweh existed...
just a little operation for iraqi resistance
Enjoy it :cool:
King David of the Bible was certainly no angel, though the Bible says he was a man after God's own heart.
Lets start at the beginning. The Prophet Nathan ordered Saul to kill all of the Amalekites but he spared Agag, thier king, (Sa 15:9) and for this act of mercy Nathan rejected Saul and chose...
here is a great infographic about islam :) i have plenty of background articles but basically given that mohamhead was a pedophile psycho lunatic murdering 7th century warlord, it is no surprise at all that an ideology deriving from his life is full of caca.
Thank you for your service!
As cool as this is, I have a feeling the individual cost per soldier will be so high that no army will want to make them standard issue. Though you'd think specialized units would get them.
I listened to some of it and it seems carefully researched. :shrug:
The Romanov family has always been of interest of me, especially the event that ended their line. Anastasia, like every one else, was of particular interest to me; and of course, the almost century long speculation that she had escaped that night. Although, we now know she was killed along with the...
The origins of monasticism is as old as religion itself. Taoist, Buddhist and other religious communities established communal societies where individual wealth was renounced and goods were shared "to each his own according to his needs."
The first Christian monastaries and convents were an...
Frenchwoman started baby boom with brave, big, blond, strapping Nazis! :nice:
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian James McPherson leads the lineup of speakers marking the 150th anniversary Monday of the Civil War Battle of Antietam near Sharpsburg, Md.
The midday ceremony at the battlefield caps a long weekend of lectures, hikes and other events...
Stalins Soviet Union
Pol Pot's Cambodia
The Rwandan massacre
The Spanish Inquisition
Armenian genocide in Turkey
Nanking Massacre by Japanese forces
The Bosnia conflict
Which unit is strongest in the ROK Army? Military experts did not hesitate to name the “Jeongal Daedae” as the unit having the best fighting capabilities in the Army. Jeongal literally means scorpion.
The battalion, which belongs to the Korea Combat Training Center (KCTC), was created in 2003 as...
One of the many serious human rights violation committed in North Korea is the sexual abuse of female soldiers. Many women who are unable to enter university after graduation from middle school or highschool enlist in the military because the career prospects as a soldier is better than working as...
He was a son of the working class. A son of a carpenter. He pursued his father's trade. He announced to the world a new way of thinking. He stated that all are equal. He respected the rights of women. He worked miricles and did not discrimate between people. He challanged authority and led an...
Lets go back a bit to a different time and a different place. We have already seen how Jesus Christ may be seen an an Anarcho-Communists. But what about the Eastern World? Specifically we will return to the 5th and 5th centuries before Christ, and to India.
Consider the life of Buddha. This was...
The Believers Share Their Possessions
32 All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had. 33 With great power the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus....
This is pretty funny!
Technically the first communist societies were the first human societies since life in common was practiced in early hunter gatherer communities. Even today we see gatherer cultures such as the Aborigonees of Australia, the Bushmen of Africa and various groups of Pacific Islanders as practicing...
The largest slave rebellion in Roman history sent shock waves into the Roman Republic.
The Roman Republic citizens became impoverished and lost their land. The large landowners relied on a workforce of slaves. This was the world that...
Since DiscussAnything is a leftist board I feel its important to have a special series of discussions on the history of the Leftist Movement.
For this reason I am pleased to announce the creation of a new series: Know Your Leftist History.
We will explore the origins of leftism, beginning...
Japanese leaders have recently shown few signs of repenting of the atrocities the country committed during its colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula between 1910 and 1945. Moreover, Japan reiterated its claim to Korea’s easternmost islets of Dokdo in the East Sea.
It also remains unchanged in...
As I understand it, on the eve of war, France had one of the largest standing armies in the world. They mobilized more than 8 million men prior to Hitler's invasion. This was larger than the German Army. Also, the German Army was only 25% mechanized. The French Army's tactics and commanders...
Japan is creating a prolonged conflict between Korea by publishing that Dokdo is Japanese territory in this year's Defense of Japan White Paper. Japan is in a territorial dispute not only with Korea, but also with China.
Dokdo is a Korea island that is in the district of Ulleung-do, but since...
Back at PriceWaterhouse Dyson spend hours writing letters to Charles Lindbergh encouraging him to be a warmonger. Later in Dyson's life he had a change of heart regarding being a warmonger and then got on Nixon's enemy's list!
Do you know who's guilty of all Lithuanian troubles? According our Premier Kubilius those terrible Russians are. My Mum is of Russian origin. I live in Lithuania all my life. I attended Lithuanian school. Lithuanian is my mother-tongue. But I never felt home here. And recently even 'titular ethnic...
A very meaningful event was held at Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. The Korean government passed on contributions to the families of Korean war veterans of Ethiopia, one of the 16 UN nations that took part in the gruesome war.
During the Korean war, Ethiopia was the first African country to enter...
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