[FoRK] Re: An armed society... (freakin' Canada.)

J. Andrew Rogers <andrew at ceruleansystems.com> on Thu Sep 20 12:00:32 PDT 2007

On Sep 20, 2007, at 11:31 AM, Ian Andrew Bell wrote:
> How many famines were there in Africa before we showed up and  
> forced nomadic peoples to stop moving around (by drawing arbitrary  
> borders) and to live sedentary lifestyles, farming (or trying to)  
> and fucking instead of hunting and thriving?
> Somehow they lived there for fucking millenia without slaughtering  
> one another, without enhancing desertification, and without  
> starving to death.  Maybe they have something to teach us, for a  
> change?

World Bank and IMF aside, you must be working from a very strange  
version of pre-European African history that bears no resemblance to  
the one everyone else uses.

J. Andrew Rogers

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