posted on Jan, 10 2003 @ 01:36 AM
I saw it all the time in my High School's text book, and it made me sick. I have no problems with sharing ALL history, but they omitted the rest of
history to make room for packing in stuff about minorities, in particular indians.
They omitted the entire back ground of the founding fathers, and said that they came up with the Constitution based soley (implied soley really, they
didnt' say they were the reason, just gave them as the only reason) on the Iroqois confederation and their governmental system.
Really that couldn't be further from the truth, George Washington (The man who ordered the systematic destruction of that tribe, and thought them
little less than filth because of their repeated attacks on civilians *encouraged by the british*) would never have allowed such a thing.
Rome is a better example.
Other instances are the nearly over 100 pages of what would be called the "indian wars" where it just drags on with cavalry slaughter after calvalry
slaughter and broken treaties, but then leaves a good 15 pages for the Civil War.
WW2 encompassed about 10 pages in total, a few words about Rommel, Patton had his name mentioned, and the Indians and their "code talkers" had a
good 4 pages, which was 4/14ths of the whole affront on WW2.
Korea had like-wise only a panel on another page, and the moon landings, had 1 page.
My biff is with all the miniorities and this "Guilty Trump Card" where they've replaced all of history unfairly, and ask for sympathy.
Well in this case I'm showing constantly the best I can, that the Indians deserve no sympathy, they more than deserve our respect now, but I've said
before, we can't just up and give their land back. It seems this world is unfriendly to their beliefs, and not just in tollerance, it tollerates
them quite well, but in science.
Science is the murderer of Paganism, look at Greece.
So you only need to pick up a today's text book, to see that it is more favorable of minorities than the "WHOLE" history, I say whole history,
because it doesn't belong to the whites anymore than the minorities, history is all history and it is shoddily taught in schools, and pressed for
time, they meet a minimum requirement of political correctness, and fail to teach wisdom...which is what history is.
I don't think anyone deserves sympathy, the past is what makes us who we are, if we get stuck being sorry for our past, we have no identity today,
and no future tomorrow.