delfo wrote:Greyhound wrote::lol:
We can also talk about the fairy tale that were the Dutch East Indies. Then ponder on how Portugal was a colonial empire as late as the 1970s and finally bask in the glorious clusterfuck of unresolved 40s and 50s issues that continue to produce reliable human misery that is the Indian Sub-Continent + Myanmar and who left it that way.
Because we know the ideology that shapes your economy is the only factor when devastating human lives at home or abroad is considered. ( That was sarcasm aimed at no one in particular)
Bleh, easier to blame empire than to look into the complex issues and self destructive issues more often then not and how that happened(or things like a specific country buying carriers and wanting to reach the moon over having a working water and sweage system).