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i freely dedicate my soul to the dark lord satan. 666 please take my soul straight to the depths of hell
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>>14578453
No, do it yourself. Stop hitting on me.

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What was the turning point where the nobility had to stop risking their lives in campaigns to keep their status and could just sit on their titles?

I know Richard III spearheaded a vanguard and died as a result. Henry V went hand to hand combating on campaigns.

In France, the Saint King Louis IX (I believe) died from wounds he got while campaigning.

So when has the public stopped requesting the nobles to actually be warriors? What changed?
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>>14578026
The other factor would be professionalization of armies, keeping discipline became easier with lieutenants at a certain point
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>>14578047
But the king/prince can still become a fighter pilot or infantry man...

Didn't prince Andrew, despite being called not to, fly in an attack helicopter during the Falklands thing?
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>>14577717
It really depends a lot on the place and culture.

But overall the shift took place with rise of concept of “The State” in the 1600s and around the time of the Peace of Westphalia that ended the 30 Years War.

Feudalism was out the door, absolutism creeping in, and European monarchs were quite satisfied with their current borders — the main focus began shifting to capitalism and colonialism. The emergence of importance of ambassadors and treaties to prevent war. The Balance of Power was important.

The stereotypical Renaissance king relied on the pen more than the sword.
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Generally the more centralized rule became, the less the monarch needed to personally demonstrate his valor. Back when armies were largely made up of personal retinues going to war meant calling in a bunch of people who promised to fight for you, personally, so if you didn't show up personally to fight, they might not even bother themselves. As armies became less focused on retinues and more on mercenaries and conscripts, there was less need for a monarch to really be present except for satisfying their own need to be seen as a heroic warrior king. But as warfare became more lethal, being a warrior king fell out of fashion.
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>>14578214
This makes sense, I guess they amassed enough power that even if the public cared they couldn't force them to risk their lives.
>>14578360
>their own need to be seen as a heroic warrior king.
It shouldn't be their own need, like if a roman emperor didn't go campaigning he would get thrown out of his post and exchanged by one willing to take the risk.

why do they cry about the fall of rome?
i thought rapin' n pillagin' was based?
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>>14576413
You're ignorant of history.
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>>14576656
You're ignorant of history.
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>>14577906
You're ignorant of history.
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>>14577943
>>14577950
>>14577953
/thread
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>>14577960
You're ignorant of history.

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Is Thelema just rebranded Hinduism? The concept of True Will and Dharma strike me as very similar and I know Crowley spent some time in India.
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I'm really glad my thread on Thelema and Hinduism could turn into a grammar discussion, thanks guys.
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>>14578393
You can go to /x/, find the /omg/ thread and ask them, but something tells me you'll get a similar response
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>>14578393

The khabs is in the khu anon.
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>>14578367
You look more dumb with every post.
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>>14578443
Not an argument. Cope harder.

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Why did blacks in South Africa start killing and violently assaulting foreign Africans after the end of apartheid?
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>>14578335
wypipo did dis
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>>14578335
blacks have never stopped killing each other since the dawn of history
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>>14578426
post-toba humans are like that

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Was universal suffrage really born out of the elites fearing pleb revolts, or was there some other motive? Doubly so for women's suffrage, I can't imagine the ruling classes being afraid of women actually doing a revolution or some shit.
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>>14578352
Goal is to institutionalize capitalism or communism, because both view the human being as an industrial unit. Identity politics only exist for us to keep eachother down out of spite, meanwhile we all work/produce for some kind of hierarchy (whether corporate capitalist or state communist). Universal suffrage is a crumb compared to the cookie that elites control: monetary influence over public policy. We literally live in techno-feudalism, politics is just a honeypot to get us looking to the government to solve our problems; but as you can see, the real issues get equal support across party lines, and never to the benefit of the common person. That’s why modern blacktivists rely on government lip service, and they’re free to have parades to “create awareness” as if that is comparable to getting hosed down during the civil rights movement.

To answer the question: suffrage was our gold star for being good goys and not enforcing our right to overthrow the government

The nationalism/revolution phase was a detachment of the nobility from direct control over the masses, but now they’ve figured it out and know that they don’t need to be directly lording over the commoners to get their work and money.
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>>14578352
Literally caused the french revolution.....
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Deconcentration

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>first world empire
>born from a petit crusader kingdom
>"The Sun Never Sets on the Spanish Empire"
>built almost every city in the new world, just 700 were built at 16th century
>30 UNESCO World Heritage sites built in America
>first cowboys
>maintained a maritime monopoly in the atlantic and pacific oceans for 3 centuries
>leaded countereformation
>spreaded christianity and western culture as no empire before them
>breed entire new races & cultures by muh dick force
>lasted much more time than rest of colonial empires despite lacking of modern technology, railroads, telegraph, etc
>centuries later still cause butthurt, controversy and admiration
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The first world empure was Portugal not Spain.
When Spain arrived in the Americas Portugal already had various colonies in Africa and had cornered Africa and entered in the Indic ocean.
Portugal were more advanced than anyone else in that time and were only held back by the need of manpower and still conquered one of the largest empires in history.
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>>14578210
Its african americans. America is where you go when you want your culture to die. Its why i advise all hispanics not to move here.
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>>14578242
their skin is their culture. they can't build empires because the moment they mix it's over for them. Their culture is individualist so they can never unite under one identity. Even Britain tried and they sill larp as different groups of people. Scots especially.
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>>14578242
>he wrote, in a "snownigger" language
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>>14576322
spics are retarded mutt golems that worship their masters, what else is new?

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Why did paganism fail?
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>>14576239
Reported for false info
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>>14576475
Because they're stupid.
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>>14578130
Either that or destroyed religious sites, kill off figures of authority or religious knowledge or make staying pagan/heathen so punishing that you have to convert and/or practice the juju on the down low.
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>>14578208
Also in some areas imbue the concerts with an extremely hilarious over the top hate of local religions
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>>14577371
>>14578072
>somewhat exclusive
One of the initiation rites for Mithraism was the progressive sacrifice of larger and larger livestock until it culminated in a bull (not an ox, an actual bull, or even an aurochs) which was a prohibitively expensive burden to most initiates, much like scientology asking Tom Cruise for a ten million dollar donation. Every single mystery cult we know of (besides Christianity) was this exclusive, which is exactly why any given branch only ever numbered their adherents in the tens or hundreds, culled exclusively from the wealthiest of aristocrats, generals, and statesmen.
It is impossible to expect that kind of practice to compete against an organization whose most onerous burden is the commandment "thou shalt not kill."

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Historically and genetically speaking why is facial attractiveness way more important to women than a man's overall shape and form? Face is but one element of a person's body but women place great emphasis on it. Consider that neither of the men from pic related would be considered conventionally attractive by female standards even though they have well developed musculature whereas females would swoon over a skinny/dadbod type of guy provided he has a good facial structure. Another thing to consider is that men have a name for a woman whose face is generally unattractive but who has a stunning body (butterface) and these girls tend to be also popular with men but women don't have an equivalent and a guy who has a nicely built body but an ugly face will be doomed to loneliness
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>>14578284
No one likes you, phrenologyfag
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>>14578284

>atlanto-med
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>>14577113
Physiognomy is real
That said, women are not particularly good at selecting 'fit' men, according to the Darwinian definition of fitness.
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>>14578290
This is a mtebid
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>>14578307
>>14578298
These are armenoids

Modern Germans are Celts who larp as Germanics. Who imposed Germanic language on their ancestors?
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>>14578162
Is it true that people tricked him into posting his pictures by pretending to be gay men?
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>>14578331
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>>14578331
>>14578339
why are obsessed with white men sex darkwitch?
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>>14578331
>>14578339
Darktroon, did you crush in me? Why are you still keeping all these my photos on your PC?
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Was it just a coincidence that the nuclear bombs were dropped on the cities with the biggest % of Christians in Japan?
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>>14578310
I hope not.
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>>14578310
Supposedly Stalin uttered the idea while FDR was sucking him off under his desk.

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How are present-day tankies different from fascists in the 30s and 40s?
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>>14578276
Everything written in that image is unironically true
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There is no such thing as a modern left-wing movement. Lol. Everyone you /pol/ thinks is a “commie” is actually a “socially liberal, but economically conservative” type. Which is the long way to say “capitalist”.
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>>14578276
both tankies (communists in general really) and fascists are psychological operations spread by elite wasp/Jewish american universities to diffuse any rebellions against the leftist state
communists are for permanent revolution strategy, whereas tankism/fascism are the witches for the mob to burn
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>>14578286
go ACK to reddit
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>>14578342
I don't use reddit, incel.

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Post incels
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if these were actual "nationalists" like they pretend to be, they would be consistent with eugenics and celebrate that the weak link exited itself from the genepool. LOL@anyone that takes the neo """right""" of any country in the modern era seriously
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>>14576602
Im betting these are not real Armenians but shitskin mixed diaspora in the new world (read: JewSA). One of them even says “repat”
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>>14576615
I'm sure that you're right because Armenians are white skinned blond people with blue eyes for sure.
Every single Armenian is like that. The ones in America are mixed with shit and piss right?
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>>14576527
ottomans use to see turks as lesser than them. A derogatory term. Funny how things changed.
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>>14576602
Nationalists don't have to be pro eugenics strictly speaking. They might be isolationists but not otherwise pro eugenics.

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How do you start loving what God loves and hating what He hates?
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You must eat Jesus. Every Child of God understands that there is no rat race when it comes to receiving the mind of Christ. Approach this with a carnal mind and you will get slapped.
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>>14575556
you're in for a rough ride when you learn what jesus actually taught
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>>14575314
It is a matter of ongoing spiritual discipline, of putting on the mind of Christ.

Which is the task of a lifetime.

A practical approach is to read an accessible guide to the effective practice of the spiritual life such as St. Francis de Sales, Introduction to the Devout Life.

Or:

Thomas a Kempis, The Imitation of Christ

Garrigou-Lagrange, The Three Conversions in the Spiritual Life

Dietrich von Hildebrand, Transformation in Christ


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>>14575576
How is god not a natural process
The concept of god itself is the accumulated psychic focus of tens of thousands of years of mental evolution. It’s such a prevalent part of the mind that only regional brain damage can disrupt spiritual thought. At a sociological level, it manifests in reality through the actions of humanity, and informs their responses to natural phenomena.
The ability to even perceive this concept is also an inexplicable product of consciousness, which all we can say for sure is that it evolved out of neurons doing *something*.
We can’t even perceive the future, outside of assuming that certain causes will have repeat effects; god is the ultimate abstraction of man with the ability to not only see the future, but with wisdom enough to affect it (i.e. butterfly effect type actions)

Humble yourself, if you’re an atheist that believes that you’re no more than an animal, then youve already resigned being able to converse with human beings
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>>14576530
No argument heard, nice self portrait

How do "biblically accurate angels" nerds cope with the Heavenly Host existing?
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>>14575587
There is a half-truth to the "biblically accurate angel" meme. Angels in the Bible are described as eldritch abominations in certain books, specifically Ezekiel and Revelation. The problem is they think that ALL angels in the Bible looked like this and forgot that there is a hierarchy of Angels described in both Jewish and Christian literature. The truly eldritch angels are the ones at in God's inner circle. The ones who give messages to humans are not described but probably looked like androgynous humanoids with wings similar to beings from Mesopotamian and Babylonian mythology that held a similar purpose.
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>>14575611
It's not a "half-truth", it's the entire point. Artists took liberties picturing cherubim as chubby winged babies (cupids) and so on.
Even the properly humanoid angels are frequently pictured as women when there's very good reason to conclude from scripture that angels are all sexless and look like men if anything.
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>>14575587
what's that?
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Why are you all such Christfags on this board
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>>14576968
The Heavenly Host, obviously


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