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in response to reader comment: The success of the Western model was due to Colonialism

Submitted by Peter Hall (Australia), Aug 24, 2021 at 05:18

Debanjan, please stop with the nonsense, You wrote "Brutal colonialism which was enabled by massive oppression of the colonized communities and transfer of the Wealth obtained through massive colonization to the Western capitals. This was the model that was employed in places like Palestine, Korea, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Haiti, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Lebanon ever since the end of the second world war."

What wealth ? All the countries you mentioned were poor and backward before Europeans arrived and are the same now? If you look at the top 20 wealthiest countries with the highest standards of living, the majority are all former colonies, and are richer now than the colonizing country.

Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Canada, USA, Hong Kong, are all wealthier with higher standards of living than the UK, Which is just one example,

Have you been reading CRT theory Debanjan? You need to read a bit more.

All the countries you nominated were loss makers for the Colonial powers, You need to read your history books instead of Muslim propaganda cartoons.

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