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The Genocidal Roman Invasions of Britain and Gaul

Tadhg Gaelach

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Julius Caesar was a man living in fear of the moneylender. To attempt to pay off his enormous debts, he launched a genocidal invasion of Celtic Western Europe for slaves, loot and land.


 
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yup, and eventually their poxy religion would infest us too.

well Caesar did borrow all that money, so not too much sympathy there. Highly likely he was a psychopath. Most of the big men of History were psychopaths.

Caesar, Macbeth or Vlad Putin............all victims of their own success. ''i am in blood steeped so far. that should i wade no more, returning t'were as tedious to go o'er'
 
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The greatest tragedy of European history.

If you study early Christianity you can understand that it played a significant role in the downfall of the Roman Empire. The Romans fed the Christians to Lions but they could not control the message.

The philosophical notion that there is life after death is an extremely potent weapon.

The Christians did not fear death as they believed in an after-life.

This spread like wildfire throughout the Roman Empire (there were more slaves than Roman Citizens) to such an extent that the Roman Emperor himself converted to Christianity.

(In an attempt to control the message.)

Indeed the city that he founded, Constantinople became the greatest civilisation (Byzantine).

Until it was over-run by the Turkish hordes from central Asia.

Since the fall of the Byzantine empire the banner was passed to Russia.

The coat of arms of the Russian Federation derives from the earlier coat of arms of the Russian Empire which was abolished with the Russian Revolution in 1917. Though modified more than once since the reign of Ivan III (1462–1505), the current coat of arms is directly derived from its mediaeval original, with the double-headed eagle having Byzantine and earlier antecedents from long before the emergence of any Russian state.

 
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The greatest tragedy of European history.


The Romans were brutish administrators. They weren't innovators at all. They took their metalwork and horsemanship from the Celts, their military tactics and art from the Greeks and their mathematics and science came mostly from Egypt. The were the forerunners of today's bland technocratic society.
 

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The Romans were brutish administrators. They weren't innovators at all. They took their metalwork and horsemanship from the Celts, their military tactics and art from the Greeks and their mathematics and science came mostly from Egypt. The were the forerunners of today's bland technocratic society.

The USA is the new Roman Empire:

Both are citizens of the empire. Those that are not are Aliens or Slaves

Both murder Presidents (Emperors) who stray too far from the message

The Senate

Overwhelming Militaristic society with slavish obedience to the state

Both adere to Pagan Gods

(I'll think of some more soon)
 
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The USA is the new Roman Empire:

Both are citizens of the empire. Those that are not are Aliens or Slaves

Both murder Presidents (Emperors) who stray too far from the message

The Senate

Overwhelming Militaristic society with slavish obedience to the state

Both adere to Pagan Gods

(I'll think of some more soon)

both had a capital with impressive greek architecture

both achieved greatness through war

both hold the hand over the heart to show respect, sing a song, do a salute

both are unpopular among the subjugated nations

both have an obsession with stadium spectator sports

both had the mafia

both had the ability to get decadent and fall
 

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Both empires attacked Christians


 
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