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Re: Western Civilization is UGLY
« on: July 19, 2020, 04:40:19 am »
Just came across this article:

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/07/18/dutch-king-refuses-rewrite-history-row-colonial-carriage/

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Campaigners say the carriage, which depicts black men subservient to their white rulers, should be put in a museum and not used

The King of the Netherlands has refused to ‘re-write history’ amid calls for colonial imagery to be wiped from the Royal carriage. King Willem-Alexander said that the Golden Carriage, which dates back to 1898, was part of Dutch culture even if it depicts imagery on a panel that is seen as racist. The carriage, which is regularly used for official ceremonies such as the presentation of the Dutch budget, depicts black men and Asians, representing the former colonies of Suriname and the Antilles, bringing goods to their white rulers.

This is the carriage:



Racism aside (and don't even get me started on the horses forced to pull this ****), how can anyone bear to ride inside something so garishly ugly?

So I found a few more:























How many examples do you need before concluding that there is something horribly wrong with the Western psyche?
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