Re: German Economy?
- From: mtfester@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2009 00:20:28 -0500
E.F.Schelby <schelby@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
"Michele" <nospammiarmel@xxxxxx> wrote:
"E.F.Schelby" <schelby@xxxxxxxx> ha scritto nel messaggio
On the contrary, Germany and Japan did set out for wars of conquest having
as their main, explicitly stated aim that of robbing other peoples of their
lands and of the produce of those lands.
But please consider that Japan had role models.
Sorry, what role model did they have for Nanking, the 3 Alls, comfort
What Japan didn't get after World War I was the inclusion of an
anti-racist (all men are created equal, etc) clause in the covenant
of the League of Nations. Various countries, among them Italy,
supported such a request. The UK and US opposed it.
And Japan, for their part, were not that annoyed by it; they simply
wanted JAPANESE excluded from being included with the Chinese,
SE Asians, etc., in this and in other international judgements.
Perhaps Germany and Japan were laggards and didn't grasp that the
rules of the game had recently changed.
So, they were especially brutal as well as being slow.
Other late examples come to mind, but this tit-for-tat game doesn't
help us along. I sometimes wish I hadn't read so much history. It
would make things easier.
Or, you could simply work on a better, and less selective, grasp of
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