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December 22, 2015


Martin Adamson

And let us not forget that the primary bone of contention between the British and the Boers, going back to the early 19th century, was that the British were opposed to slavery which was central to the Boer way of life. qv. the British in Sudan.


Probably nobody refers to other races as “children” nowadays, but many who see themselves as progressive say something rather similar about Muslims. Their suggestion that that any attempt to introduce democracy into a Muslim-majority country is doomed to failure and that some sort of dictatorial regime is the most that Muslims can aspire to is not very far from the Rhodes position.

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