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#41 Scáthach

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Posted 08 June 2015 - 11:16 PM

"There is a saying of the elders' that goes, 'Step from under the eaves and you're a dead man. Leave the gate and the enemy is waiting.' This is not a matter of being careful. It is to consider oneself as dead beforehand."

 

- Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Hagakure


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Posted 11 July 2015 - 11:07 AM

"Do they not travel through the earth, and see what was the end of those who came before them? They were superior to them in strength: they tilled the soil and populated it in greater numbers than these have done: there came to them their messengers with Clear Signs, which they rejected, to their own destruction: It was not God Who wronged them, but they wronged their own souls." - {Qur'an 30:9}


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Posted 16 July 2015 - 07:09 PM

after Al-Kamil defeated the Franks during the Crusades, Oliverus Scholasticus praised the Islamic laws of war, commenting on how Al-Kamil supplied the defeated Frankish army with food:[14]

“Who could doubt that such goodness, friendship and charity come from God? Men whose parents, sons and daughters, brothers and sisters, had died in agony at our hands, whose lands we took, whom we drove naked from their homes, revived us with their own food when we were dying of hunger and showered us with kindness even when we were in their power."[15]

https://en.wikipedia...hics_of_warfare

 


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Posted 19 July 2015 - 09:29 PM

"The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum"

Noam Chomsky, The Common Good
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Posted 26 July 2015 - 07:34 PM

"You must understand that this war is not against Hitler or National Socialism, but against the strength of the German people, which is to be smashed once and for all, regardless of whether it is in the hands of Hitler or a Jesuit priest."

- Winston Churchill,1940

 

"The blood of every single Englishman is too valuable to be shed, our two people belong together racially and traditionally - this has always been my aim even if our Generals can't grasp it."

- Adolf Hitler, 1940 (after allowing the British to escape at Dunkirk)


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Posted 22 August 2015 - 07:00 PM

"Generally speaking, the main hurdle in the way of peace is the continuation of oppression and occupation. If the hands of a tyrant are not held from committing cruelty, and invaders are not forced out of the country, then peace is not possible. Because peace is part of justice and justice cannot be achieved in the presence of oppression."

 

- Unknown Taliban Spokesman

 

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Posted 02 September 2015 - 08:51 PM

But most are deceived in the same manner as Theopompus the orator, 
when he blames Plato for defining everything, " For what," says he, 
"did none of us, before you, use the words good and /art, or did we utter 
them as empty sounds, without understanding what each of 
them meant? " Why, who tells you, Theopompus, that we 
had not natural ideas and pre-conceptions of each of these? 
But it is not possible to adapt pre-conceptions to their corre- 
spondent subjects, without having minutely distinguished them, 
and examined what is the proper subject to each."

- Epictetus, The Moral Discourses

 

 

Those who are strangely hesitant to define Fascism are very like this Theopompus guy


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Posted 08 September 2015 - 07:57 PM


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Posted 08 September 2015 - 09:44 PM

“They have plundered the world, stripping naked the land in their hunger… they are driven by greed, if their enemy be rich; by ambition, if poor… They ravage, they slaughter, they seize by false pretenses, and all of this they hail as the construction of empire. And when in their wake nothing remains but a desert, they call that peace.”

 

― Tacitus, The Agricola and The Germania


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Posted 25 September 2015 - 07:47 PM

"We feel free because we lack the very language to articulate our unfreedom."

 

― Slavoj Zizek, Welcome to the Desert of the Real!


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Posted 05 November 2015 - 08:57 PM

“Since I entered politics, I have chiefly had men’s views confided to me privately. Some of the biggest men in the United States, in the field of commerce and manufacture, are afraid of somebody, are afraid of something. They know that there is a power somewhere so organized, so subtle, so watchful, so interlocked, so complete, so pervasive, that they had better not speak above their breath when they speak in condemnation of it.”

 

 – Woodrow Wilson


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Posted 26 November 2015 - 12:31 PM

"[Men of our day] should be ready to hear of how those acted who in olden days had to deal with such problems, whereas, instead, so feeble are men owing to their defective education and to their little knowledge they have of affairs, that they look upon the judgements of their forefathers as inhuman in some cases and in others as impossible."

-Machiavelli's Discourses

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Posted 09 March 2016 - 01:22 AM

"The modern women can no longer cook, they no longer want children and they are no longer warm, tidy and loving creatures who think spending time with their family is a good thing. They are probably too "independent" and "strong" to even have a family of their own. The only thing modern women have to offer men today is sex. So instead of being loving housewives who cook and raise children, they are reduced to being sexual objects only - and they are so messed up emotionally and intellectually that they often spend most of the money they make on their jobs on plastic surgery, cosmetics and tons of clothes they think will make them look good, in a desperate attempt to stay or become more attractive. Well, they have no other qualities attractive to men, so what else can we expect? This is the fruit of feminism. The fruit of "women's liberation"." - Varg Vikernes


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