Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Craig Space


"I think it only makes sense to seek out and identify structures of authority, hierarchy, and domination in every aspect of life, and to challenge them; unless a justification for them can be given, they are illegitimate, and should be dismantled, to increase the scope of human freedom."
-- Noam Chomsky, "Red & Black Revolution"

Introduction to Ancient North America:
"It's a poorly known fact that there were vast civilizations scattered up and down the Americas. Trade and culture stretched from Southern Ontario and the copper mines north of Lake Superior (in modern-day Canada), the West Coast, through the Mississippi and Ohio valleys, to Florida, the American South and Southwest, the Valley of Mexico and the Yucatan. It may even have extended right into South America."

"Despite what students normally learn in history classes, Christopher Columbus was an opportunistic monster who used deceit, treachery and vicious force to enslave the peoples of the Caribbean. Most of the native peoples of Haiti (the island of Hispaniola) were starved, beaten and worked to death to feed the European lust for precious metals and labour. The Europeans turned Hispaniola into an arid, treeless, eroding desert..."

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