Decolonization without the Fall of France

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Re: Decolonization without the Fall of France

Post by HistoryGeek2019 » 14 Nov 2019 03:45

Anthonycumia1776 wrote:
14 Nov 2019 00:34

NO ONE gives up anything of worth by choice save cowards and fools.
That's not true. People are fundamentally kind at heart. We all give up quite a lot for each other, every day of our lives.

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Re: Decolonization without the Fall of France

Post by David Thompson » 14 Nov 2019 04:28

Anthonycumia1776 -- You wrote (at viewtopic.php?p=2233760#p2233760):
No, as the post world war worldview of "anyone who does not agree with the egalitarianism world view is the next Hitler" was pushed by the internationalist/Anti Western groups for the reason of harming the west and its people, within them having power and using the long/bloody war as an excuse and a mentally/emotionally shattered people unable/willing to fight back it is unlikely that France would give away such wealth when they would not have to.

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Re: Decolonization without the Fall of France

Post by wm » 14 Nov 2019 06:27

France eventually relinquished her colonial possessions (one of the problems was they had to abandon their own colonists to a grim fate) but only under extreme pressure, other countries because they couldn't afford them anymore.
As usual, the only exception was driven by their version of idealism the Americans.

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