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The reason Europe has lost it's nerve

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Submitted by Ken Besig (Israel), Jul 16, 2002 at 13:04

Europe has suffered three of the most murderous conflicts ever to be seen in the history of the world, and has gone through them over a period of only seventy years. The numbers of Europeans killed in these three conflicts is staggering, perhaps even reaching as high as 120 million men, women, children, but mostly men and children. This, I believe, has irreparably damaged Europe's genetic pool. The conflicts I am of course talking about are the First World War, the Second World War, and the Communist Revolution in Russia, including the Soviet takeover of Eastern Europe after World War II, especially the occupation of East Germany.

The First and Second World Wars were bloodbaths, not just for armies but for civilian populations as well, with certain ethnic and racial groups even being targeted for complete extermination in the Second World War.

The Russian Civil War and it's aftermath, while horrifying in it's brutality, was so costly in human life that the numbers can only be estimated. It also wiped out most of the intelligentsia and business class in all of Russia. The Soviet occupation of Eastern Europe after the Second World War simply finished off whoever was lucky enough to have survived the Nazi rampage, which incidentally also targeted intellectuals and the business class.

Europe has been bled white. It's genetic heritage emptied of most of the characteristics of decency, hard work, patriotism, ambition, initiative, capitalism and generosity. The members of the European societies who had these characteristics, and their families, were either killed in battle, or summarily executed by either SS death squads or murdered at the hands of Soviet commissars.

I would not be surprised if you read this and figure I am a little 'off my rocker', but the moral degeneracy and absolute injustice so rampant in European societies can hardly be explained otherwise. The sort of "moral equivalency" and utter amorality one sees throughout Europe is not nearly so present in either America or, to a lesser extent, Great Britain, states which also suffered serious casualities and loss of property in these conflicts, but nothing like on the scale of Continental Europe and Russia throughout the period of 1914 to 1990.

Europe didn't settle anything; they simply slaughtered all of their good people.
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