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Terry K BS: Riots in Australia (157* d) RE: BS: Riots in Australia 24 Dec 05

It's just the supposed guilt trip that pisses me off - I didn't conquer any countries, yet I'm supposed to feel guilty about my ancestors making the most of their world. The big double standard is that those who criticise white people for occupying other people's countries in the past are the same ones who claim that the world is for everyone to share.

Countries have been conquered and re-conquered over and over again in the past - England being the classic example. Am I supposed to take my Viking origins back to Denmark or simply spend my life seeking out and apologising to anyone who was here before 1066?

On that note, Carol C and dianavan, it worries me that you continually seek to differentiate between white people (the invader) and "people of colour" (the victims). Can you not just for once see the world for what it is, without this fixation about the colour of people's skins?

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