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Re: Career questions: databases

From: Bob Badour <bbadour_at_pei.sympatico.ca>
Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2007 21:53:16 -0300
Message-ID: <46899de5$0$4325$9a566e8b@news.aliant.net>


Bruce C. Baker wrote:

> <snip>
> 

>>>And two, Brits don't know nothing. If they did, then they wouldn't have
>>>lost
>>>their world empire, and wouldn't have needed us to bail them out in WWII.
>>
>>Let's take that discussion further.
>>Wherever the white man goes, everything is left is ruins. Starting
>>from the colonial times and following to the present day, consider
>>reading the histories of the Indian subcontinent, South America,
>>Africa, the Middle East, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Iraq, with perhaps Iran
>>and Venezuela to follow. And let's not even talk about the Red
>>Indians.
> 
> Sorry, old boy, but actually it's "Wherever the white man has /departed/, 
> everything is in ruins." Seems that while the natives are capable of 
> enjoying the fruits of civilization, they aren't quite capable of 
> maintaining it. Pity, really.
> 
> <snip>

Even that isn't necessarily true: see Japan. Received on Mon Jul 02 2007 - 19:53:16 CDT

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