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    Re: Attila Caucasian or Asian?!

    And those tribes originated from places farther north and east, anyway. Several thousands of miles from the original home of the Slavs.
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    Re: Ben Affleck Versus Bill Maher and Sam Harris

    Ahaha


    Wait, are you serious?
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    Re: Ben Affleck Versus Bill Maher and Sam Harris

    Well put. Ben Affleck was obviously badly prepared for the debate (maybe he needs to find new advisors?) and consequently made himself look like a total idiot. There's really nothing Harris said that...
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    Re: Worst (famous) movie director?

    I know what it means, but when you get into translation, you'll discover that it's really difficult (which is the reason why most German dubs and subs of English films are terrible). "Little whores"...
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    Re: Ben Affleck Versus Bill Maher and Sam Harris

    Why is that? Reza Aslan is a major douche who has nothing to say, and even though I've only known about this Harris guy since yesterday, I totally agree with his points here.
    Also this Kristof guy...
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    Re: Ben Affleck Versus Bill Maher and Sam Harris

    It's almost a certainty that he doesn't. Using your logic, the directors of Lawrence of Arabia, or Kingdom of Heaven, or Syriana are also experts on Islam. Jesus.


    Or maybe Harris has actually...
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    Re: Ben Affleck Versus Bill Maher and Sam Harris

    Well yeah, but at least one is the host and the other is a critical thinker of sorts (isn't he a philosopher?). It's not exactly a collection of the most relevant voices on the topic, but at least I...
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    Re: Worst (famous) movie director?

    Uwe Boll (roughly translated):
    "In the end, actors are little b****es" (regarding how he gets them to work with him)
    "I never cared about video games. The reason I've made video game movies is...
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    Re: Cultural Marxism, what are your thoughts?

    No, in actual fact it doesn't. In Germany (where Astaroth is from), people have been sacked from various kinds of jobs for being neo-Nazis, both in cases when it was true and in cases where it was...
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    Re: Cultural Marxism, what are your thoughts?

    You want me to spell it out for you? Very well.
    Yes, in a free society everyone, even racists, have full freedom of speech. No, this has nothing to do with me. In a free society, people with...
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    Re: Ben Affleck Versus Bill Maher and Sam Harris

    I'm confused. I thought Ben Affleck was an actor? Why am I supposed to care about his political opinion and what's he doing in a political talkshow? Does he have an academic degree relevant to the...
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    Re: Cultural Marxism, what are your thoughts?

    Argumentum ad Hitlerum.



    You conveniently glossed over the fact that in Western societies, and in your country in particular, anyone who's once branded as a "racist" or "Nazi" (sic) -...
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    Re: ISIL War in Iraq and Syria

    I've heard that official Turkish numbers of the refugees are hugely inflated, for political reasons. Maybe you should double-check them.


    Western countries are risking the lives of their...
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    Re: ISIL War in Iraq and Syria

    Ah yes, let's forget how IS treats civilians. 'Cause all of them Kurds deserve it anyway, right?



    It's not racism, it's fact. Besides, how do you count smell? Is there some technology involved?
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    Re: HORSES OF ANTIQUITY

    That's not the point of a spear, anyway...
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    Re: HORSES OF ANTIQUITY

    Against unarmoured people, certainly. Samurai and other knights went into battle very well-armoured though, which means swords weren't the most effective weapon against them, since you can't count on...
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    Re: Attila Caucasian or Asian?!

    Which is irrelevant to my argument, as my argument is "pre-1492 Europe is more ethnically diverse than China".
    Of course, that only refers to humans, as the flora and fauna of China includes an...
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    Re: HORSES OF ANTIQUITY

    No, not that much. Their size depended more on social status than it does today, though.
    Horses, OTOH...
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    Re: Attila Caucasian or Asian?!

    Still, modern day China is way less diverse than Europe (even disregarding any immigration post 1492 AD). Why? Because
    - the vast majority of its inhabitants speak Mandarin as their first language....
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    Re: ISIL War in Iraq and Syria

    Correct, America has allies and has obligations to fulfill in accordance with international treaties.
    In a similar vein, ISIL/whatever you call these sick :wub:s are actively recruiting fighters in...
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    Re: Takashila Campaign Help

    When you don't need them in battle, garrison your non-FM elephant unit in one of the forts near Taksashila. That way, they'll count as a "free upkeep" unit and you won't have to disband them during...
  22. Re: Limited Romani unit roster in Roman provinces?

    Roman/Latin citizenship was a privilege for anyone under Roman rule and, as evident by the Social Wars, people actually took up arms on occasion if that privilege was denied to them. It's rather...
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    Re: ISIL War in Iraq and Syria

    Why are the US acting against the IS and not against Assad? Because Assad, for all his crimes, doesn't want to conquer the world. He is content with Syria. Also, he isn't trying to systematically...
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    Re: ISIL War in Iraq and Syria

    Sounds great, except IS forces everyone under their sway to abandon any semblance of culture, reason, and human rights, in favour of believing their own 7th century fairytale. You do know that...
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    Sticky: Re: The Official WIP Screenshot Thread

    But the aforementioned cavalry units will make a return, right?
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    I said Americans, not English. Americans speak an Anglo-Saxon language, and their core culture is English, but, apart from other cultural influences, their genetics are all over the place and only a...
  27. Re: We Hungarians are Caucasian. Huns / Attila are Mongoloid and so were the original Turks

    Of course they should. Otherwise it's like saying that Americans were "pure" Anglo-Saxons.
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    Re: Worst (famous) movie director?

    I think Tarantino has the potential to be one of the best filmmakers of his generation, however he keeps churning out that self-indulgent violence fetish crap. He could be way better.

    And maybe...
  29. Re: We Hungarians are Caucasian. Huns / Attila are Mongoloid and so were the original Turks

    Sort of, yeah. You should be glad though that he isn't falling for this "we Hungarians are Huns" tripe that's been around for centuries. The reality is that modern Hungarians are mostly descendants...
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    Sticky: Re: The Official WIP Screenshot Thread

    Looking good (minor quibble: I'm not sure about the hafting of the axe, although the general shape is nice). I gather the "other two" are the light HAs and the heavy cavalry?
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    Re: Worst (famous) movie director?

    Apart from his disturbing violence fetish. Regarding IB in particular, I'm still not sure how the film is meant to be taken - as a tasteless exploitation flick (like the other Tarantino movie), or a...
  32. Re: Minor Proposal: Reduce the number of provinces in the British Isles

    Are you sure you counted them correctly? Iberia had 11 provinces in EB I, and I'm pretty sure it has the same number in EB II, although with a different distribution.
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    Re: ISIL War in Iraq and Syria

    You're right, but I just want to point out that the irrational hatred is there on both sides. Though in the US, I think it's mostly the elites.
  34. Thread: Pirate films

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    Re: Pirate films

    Yeah, it's depressing really. It's the same reason why so few historically acurate films are made, in general.
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    Re: ISIL War in Iraq and Syria

    You mean, sit by and wait while IS commits genocide. After all, you'd be the first to agree that they're the most successful of the factions involved. Thank you for showing everyone your true colours.
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    Re: Worst (famous) movie director?

    Agree on Lucas. I can't recall watching any bad movies by either one of the Coppolas (Godfather III was still decent IMO). Which ones are the bad ones in your opinion?
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    Re: ISIL War in Iraq and Syria

    That's the problem. Maybe the US should make it a policy to only ever support secularist groups. Politically speaking, that might help to prevent some embarrassing failures. But it really is a...
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    Re: Worst (famous) movie director?

    I think we should divide them into three (or more?) categories:

    1 - talentless hacks
    2 - people with some degree of skill and/or talent who somehow still manage to make terrible films
    3 - people...
  39. Re: ISIS: Math, social studies, and lessons on non-authoritarian forms of governance banned

    You can expand that list to include culture. Since they're uncompromisingly hostile to any kind of arts, excluding maybe the art of cutting off heads and the art of editing a video showing beheadings.
  40. Re: An Europa Barbarorum 2 Faction Proposal: Meroe

    They did manage to spread their religion that way.


    He said dog, not horse.
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