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Greatest Caucasian Catastrophe!

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Greatest Caucasian Catastrophe!

PostMon Nov 06, 2017 7:37 pm

Tony Plank posted....

The difficulty in comparing this catastrophe to the more obvious disasters
such as the Bubonic plague is that the setback evidenced by huge numbers of
deaths is much more repeatable. It is hard to deny the extraordinary tragedy
which was the loss of close to 25% of the Caucasian population to the Black
Death in a little more than two decades. In many corners of the known world,
Whites were dying far faster than the living could bury them. For those that
lived through the Black Death, it had to be an unimaginable and surreal
transformation of life. But the Roman Empire’s collapse was more disruptive
than even the Black Death and the five to ten century setback to Caucasian
progress had enormous human costs from which we may still be recovering in
a sense. The Dark Ages obtained the sobriquet “Dark” for sound reasons. Some
historians suggest that the economic complexity of Rome was not achieved
again in Western society until the Renaissance.

Roman trade prior to its collapse spanned from Britain, to North Africa and
Under Pax Romana, the Mediterranean was plied by an extensive merchant marine
that brought goods in bulk across the empire linking the economy to the Silk
Road through trade with Persia. Archeological finds testify to the global
distribution of goods under Rome.

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Prior to its fall, Rome was poised for even greater economic development.
In the early C.E., Rome was already laying the foundations for modern (Jew
Free) capitalistic economic systems with specialization of labor increasing
and a mercantile class emerging. Everywhere Rome went, unprecedented large
capital projects followed on a scale that vaulted civilization forward at
a pace not seen until the Industrial Revolution. There is little doubt that
had their government continued in some form, the world would not have seen
the Age of economic collapse we now call “Middle” rather than “Dark”. This
economic collapse was both sudden and traumatic. The sophisticated systems
that drove the imperial economy simply disappeared over less than a century.
Evidence abounds in things as divergent as tile making and cattle size.
Ordinary folk who had survived off of the trade of goods suddenly had no
market and the trend toward mercantilism stopped in its tracks.

It is folly to pretend too much certainty exploring this alternative history
scenario, but the economic collapse following the fall of Rome regressed
society so profoundly that it is impossible not to conclude that the
technological and intellectual leaps of the Renaissance might have
otherwise occurred hundreds of years sooner. The value of moving these
developments back on the calendar hundreds of years would, however, be
expressed in Caucasian lives and social advancement. As progress continues
to move fitfully forward, there is no doubt that our lifespans are going up
and the quality of life is improving. One can only imagine in wonder what
might have happened had the works of intellectual greats such as Aristotle,
Plato, and Cicero never fallen from current knowledge and require rediscovery.
The catastrophe which was the Fall of Rome undoubtably is washing out over
time, but there is no doubt that the setback was felt by real people in
tangible ways for over a millennium.

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