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Colonization and modernization!

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Submitted by Harrak (Canada), Jun 7, 2006 at 22:27

No doubt that Hitler worth to be given no credit and his place is history garbage box...

I would like to mention that the colonization in some -may be half- of its episodes is bad. Nevertheless, it has advanced the colonized societies handreds of years ahead of what their capabilities were. Colonization established grounds for modernization and democracy (although it was criminal in cases like the French or the Belgian or even the Brits in S.Africa) In general, even if one may say colonization is evil, it got to be a necessary evil...let us just give credit where it is due!

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