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Intellectuals and Race: Part II

Sooner Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 3:36 PM
I understand the gist of your statement, but they weren't Angles or Saxons. They didn't invade Briton until roughly the reign of Valentinian III or Majorian (that is off the top of my head - I would have to look it up).
Chestertonfan Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 3:47 PM
But the cooking was still bad.
Chestertonfan Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 3:41 PM
You are right. Sorry about that. I normally pay closer attention.

Editor's note: This is Part II in a series. Part I can be found here.

Once we recognize that large differences in achievement among races, nations and civilizations have been the rule, not the exception, throughout recorded history, there is at least some hope of rational thought -- and perhaps even some constructive efforts to help everyone advance.

Even such a British patriot as Winston Churchill said, "We owe London to Rome" -- an acknowledgement that Roman conquerors created Britain's most famous city, at a time when the ancient Britons were incapable of doing so themselves.

No one who...