Post by themoviedoctorful on Nov 13, 2017 10:45:02 GMT -8
Agree. Haitian Creole and Mongolian are the two I most need to learn.
The world would be better off if the Mongol Empire had succeeded in conquering the world. They were SUPER progressive for the time, allowing the poor to aspire to aristocracy and nobility status through military service and allowing religious freedom and racial equality, even for the races of conquered foes. They allowed important political positions for women and established SUPER harsh crimes for rape, hunting during breeding seasons/killing female or baby animals and deforestation and established Central Asia's first legal system. They also showed mercy to opposing nations who surrendered. Sure, they killed a LOT of people, but the long term pros outweighed the short term cons. And most of the cons were basically societal norms of the time, Genghis Khan was no more cruel than any other ruler of his era. Can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs and all.
Post by sinterklaas on Nov 13, 2017 12:00:41 GMT -8
You wrote this pretty nicely and I was like - yes I'm finally going to agree with you for once lmao. But then again, the whole world? One giant world, with a population much and much higher than it was then controlled by one ruler? I don't actually think that would work. Now well if it still existed the way it was at their highest point, then I'd agree. Close lmao
Catalonia has no right trying to have their own nation and should remain part of spain