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Piney

The Evidence for Tasmanian Genocide

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oldrover

Hard to know what to say here. It's terrible. The longest kniwn isolated human population wiped out, and for what? Why, how? Could you think this was OK? The survivors were sent to Flinder's Island, where they died of disease. 

Well done for reminding us Piney, that ut wasn't just this chap on the left that got wiped out. 

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hetrodoxly

The people in the painting look more African than antipodean aborigines.

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Piney
1 minute ago, hetrodoxly said:

The people in the painting look more African than antipodean aborigines.

John White did that while illustrating my folks too. Jaylemurph gave a explanation. I think it had to do with grouping indigenous people into one pot.

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third_eye

The age of rampant misguided ...

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Ethnocentrism. QUESTION: Ethnocentrism and cultural relativism – is there a biblical alternative to these two extremes? ANSWER: Ethnocentrism is the view that one particular ethnic group is somehow superior to all others. The word ethnocentrism derives from the Greek word ethnos, meaning “nation” or “people,” and the ...

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Piney
12 minutes ago, third_eye said:

The age of rampant misguided ...

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That's still here. 

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third_eye
1 minute ago, Piney said:

That's still here. 

I agree ... but its not as bad as before and sad to say ... its somewhat a two way lane nowadays ...

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