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Guy posts suicide letter on FB, kills himself Historian 13/10/29(Tue)16:31 No. 14007 [Reply]

Youtube  What you guys think? A lesson for us all? Fake? was he a faggot?

Historian 13/10/11(Fri)19:15 No. 13973 [Reply]

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What saint was on Henry the Fowler's shield?

Historian 13/10/13(Sun)00:19 No. 13978

oh nvm , it was st. micahel on his standard

Historian 13/01/17(Thu)15:31 No. 13525 [Reply]

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18th century documentaries, which are your favorites?

i like ones that center around individuals...


Historian 13/01/26(Sat)01:48 No. 13534

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Marquis de Lefayette


Historian 13/09/26(Thu)05:54 No. 13941

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this is a superb documentary on Catherine the Great


Historian 13/09/26(Thu)05:56 No. 13942

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a sub-mediocre documentary on frederick ii

an avid read of all things frederick I really don't like it, but if you're new to him you might enjoy it


Historian 13/08/26(Mon)13:11 No. 13887 [Reply]

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Does political rhetoric actually lead to shit getting done in the way of security?

Or are these kinds of things just to to inform voters about the strings they are directly pulling behind the scenes, for vainglory and votes?

Historian 13/08/27(Tue)15:58 No. 13890

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A little That Guy 13/09/06(Fri)20:06 No. 13915

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I suspect that the vast majority of security problems facing any nation could be solved simply by people doing their jobs. One of the reasons that shit does not get done in the security realms is the various forms of institutional inertia: that's not my job, we've always done it this way, and gimme a bribe so I'll stop obstructing you. Political rhetoric if properly focused can be used to clear much of that obstructionism out of the way, particularly the corruption. If people are exposed for not doing their jobs, they are typically shamed or forced into doing their jobs. Please note that this responsible use of rhetoric is very different from the typical use of rhetoric which is to frustrate the supporters of political opponents and trick them into not voting.

Historian 13/09/07(Sat)09:01 No. 13919

on a side note, I hate that fucking cliche pose.

Every fucking comic book and comic book movie trots it out as if it's awesome and we've never seen it ten thousand times before. It's retarded.

Historian 13/08/25(Sun)00:23 No. 13883 [Reply]

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Was Hitler a Christian?

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Historian 13/08/29(Thu)07:44 No. 13898

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Historian 13/08/30(Fri)10:03 No. 13901

onwards, for religion socialism and democracy!


Historian 13/08/20(Tue)00:29 No. 13876 [Reply]

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So I was sitting in my car today, and heard this interview with Roy Bourgeois, a priest excommunicated for his pro female priest stance.
(Brief article:http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/14/us/14priest.html?_r=0)
(The interview: http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/episode/2012/12/19/roy-bourgeois-excommunicated-priest-on-the-ordination-of-women/)
Normally, I wouldn't care, but the way in which he was excommunicated was sketchy as fuck (his immediate superiors could not agree and forwarded the issue to Rome; he was then excommunicated; apparently, only the Pope could do so, but when him and his canon lawyer inquire, they won't say who excommunicated him or what process of review his case underwent)

With further research, I find that Pope Francis is against the ordination of women, deferring to an earlier decree of Pope Jean Paul II, in the following article:


What really peeves me off is the title of the above article. The Pope commented on SEVERAL inmportant and controversial issues; and homosexuality snags the headline. That is some shit journalism.

Also, when Pope Francis parrots Jean Paul's "We don't have a deeper theology of women" (RE: We don't know what the fuck to do about it and aren't researching it) is also pretty bullshitty.

But, in sum, please listen to the interview. He was obviously a good priest, but once again, the oligarchy squashes the tiny.

Viking heritage mindless_one 13/08/04(Sun)19:56 No. 13866 [Reply]

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Let's do a Viking/Swedish/Norwegian thread. I am interested in family crests and their origins. I will start off with this and let you guise have at it!


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