A Columbus/Indigenous People Day Education!
Happy Columbus Day! Today's the day where progressives will indoctrinate your children into believing Columbus to be satan's incarnate, and the USA to be his evil spawn. In order for progressives to support this idea, here are a few key facts that must be ignored.
- Native Americans were fighting and conquering each other since the beginning of their tribal existence. When the Europeans showed up, half of the Native Americans were upset, but the half that had been conquered, killed, tortured and watched their women get mutilated, enslaved and raped said "Thank God the pale, funny-hat wearing men with the beards showed up!"
- As an example: Mayans and Incans had gold. Lots of it. Like, copious amounts. The kind of bling that would make Flava Flav' blush. How do you think they procured said gold? It was a simple process. They enslaved people and gave them two options: 1.) We kill you. 2.) Get us more gold. Far from the romanticized civilization of "peace" that you'd hear about in today's revisionist media, which brings me to my next point...
- This peaceful, serene horseback culture we see depicted in the films couldn't be less accurate. Native Americans hadn't domesticated horses, and they didn't even use the wheel. America was a brutal, primitive place.
- Finally, once contact has been made between a technologically advanced culture and a primitive one... conflict HAS to take place. Let's say for a second that we never took this land and created what we now know as modern America. Let's assume that it was still ruled by tribal warfare. Next thing you know, a plane shoots across the sky overhead.
... Contact has been made. There is no going back. What was that screeching iron eagle in the sky? Was it witchcraft? A group-hallucination induced by poisonous berries? Perhaps a life-form from another planet? Either way, the world has been changed forever.
One tribe has modern technology, the other doesn't. The ones who don't have it will want it. Conflict will occur, regardless of skin color.
Violations of human rights have occurred on all sides of conflict throughout the entire history of the world. To use America's mistakes as the brush with which to pain the entirety of its history is inaccurate at best, dishonest at worst.
The United States has done more good than any nation to have come before it and as a country, we've got a lot to be proud of. No matter who's running it.
Happy Columbus Day.