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Out of curiosity. [Mar. 30th, 2006|12:57 am]
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If you could go back in time and somehow avert any tragedy in history what incident would you choose to prevent?
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[User Picture]From: joalo
2006-03-30 02:59 am (UTC)
I'd prevent the Maine from being blown up, because the Spanish-American war was purely a publicity stunt used to gain more land and money by the united states against a crippled foe and led to the murder by americans directly or indirectly of over 5 million indigenous peoples in the carribian and pacific.


Why this and not anythign else? Because every other horrible event in history led to some great good being done either as a result of it or in its name.
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2006-03-30 10:51 am (UTC)
I know very little about the Spanish-American war. Now I'm going to go and read up on it. Thank you for informing me a little about the tragedy.
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