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The letter J did not exist 2000 years ago so the word Jesus did not exist then.
Varela told the Spanish daily El Pais: "Life in the colony in these first seven years was hard and terrible. There was a great deal of hunger, envy, rancour and rumours of all sorts. It was a primitive, insular life, rather like what we see in Western films."She said people, including white Spanish slaves, were auctioned in the main square of Santo Domingo. "We hear of a poor boy who was caught stealing wheat grain. They cut off his ears and nose and put shackles on him and made him a slave. Columbus ran the colony with an iron fist.
In Hispaniola, Columbus’ first stop in the Americas, the native Taino population (an indigenous Arawak people) had no immunity to new infectious diseases, including smallpox, measles and influenza. There were an estimated 250,000 indigenous people in Hispaniola in 1492. By 1517, only 14,000 remained
originally posted by: PublicOpinion
a reply to: putnam6
As if you cowards ever would.
Meet Azhar Usman, and add another character to your wall of shadows under a rock.
We Christians killed each other over less than satire more than once, and maybe we should do so again. Deus vult!
originally posted by: blueman12
a reply to: LSU2018
Read about Columbus. He was a terrible person. There is a lot wrong with the holiday. Not only was he a cruel person who did a lot of harm to natives, but he is often misrepresented in schools.