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Forum: History 26th March 2015, 17:02
Replies: 82
Views: 2,476
Posted By Invader Zim
Your post, as usual, makes absolutely no sense....

Your post, as usual, makes absolutely no sense. Both Hitler and Stalin were well aware that in the event of a war between Britain and France, and Germany, the response of the former two would be to...
Forum: History 26th March 2015, 15:34
Replies: 82
Views: 2,476
Posted By Invader Zim
Indeed, the answer is that the Nazi regime...

Indeed, the answer is that the Nazi regime obviously could not get those supplies from alternative sources, because the Nazi regime was subject to blockade.
Forum: History 25th March 2015, 19:01
Replies: 82
Views: 2,476
Posted By Invader Zim
Rafiq's two points are also both without merit....

Rafiq's two points are also both without merit. First, you look at the events of 1939 with the benefit of hindsight, and not based on what was actually know at the time...
Forum: History 25th March 2015, 18:43
Replies: 82
Views: 2,476
Posted By Invader Zim
First, the Spanish Civil War was not, as you...

First, the Spanish Civil War was not, as you appear to believe, a part of the Second World War. Second, the Spanish Civil War, even if one is foolish enough to believe that the Second World War was...
Forum: History 23rd March 2015, 19:26
Replies: 82
Views: 2,476
Posted By Invader Zim
First, tacit British and French support, even if...

First, tacit British and French support, even if it had been forthcoming, would have been meaningless as Stalin and his inner-circle well knew. Had the Soviet Union refused to deal with Hitler, and...
Forum: History 21st March 2015, 17:17
Replies: 82
Views: 2,476
Posted By Invader Zim
The idea that the USSR was in a position of form...

The idea that the USSR was in a position of form an alliance with Britain and France or instead economically prop up the Nazi instead, is a false dichotomy.
Forum: Literature & Films 26th January 2015, 18:40
Replies: 42
Views: 3,343
Posted By Invader Zim
Have you actually watched it?

Have you actually watched it?
Forum: Research 22nd January 2015, 21:34
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By Invader Zim
There is a document reader on Nazi foreign policy...

There is a document reader on Nazi foreign policy which contains transcriptions of documents as well as (very) useful commentary, some of which deals with this and the reaction of the Western Powers...
Forum: Politics 21st January 2015, 02:44
Replies: 208
Views: 6,660
Posted By Invader Zim
I hold contempt for your posts and your online...

I hold contempt for your posts and your online persona, because so very many of your posts include comments like those reproduced below - and usually without provocation:

"Lol @ queer liberation...
Forum: Politics 20th January 2015, 17:27
Replies: 208
Views: 6,660
Posted By Invader Zim
From a person whose online persona is actually a...

From a person whose online persona is actually a total psychopath; an egotistical narcissist without a shred of empathy, who gets his kicks from belittling and humilating others.
Forum: Politics 20th January 2015, 17:23
Replies: 208
Views: 6,660
Posted By Invader Zim
Not really the point I was making - which isn't...

Not really the point I was making - which isn't about splitting, or the specific politics of the article, but rather the small minded attitude that dictates that you are either in 100% agreement with...
Forum: Politics 20th January 2015, 15:32
Replies: 208
Views: 6,660
Posted By Invader Zim
This removes the possibility for discussion of...

This removes the possibility for discussion of strategy and rejects plurality within a given body of individuals who otherwise would stand to benefit from cooperation. It also means that virtually...
Forum: Politics 20th January 2015, 11:29
Replies: 208
Views: 6,660
Posted By Invader Zim
I didn't read much of the article. Let's just...

I didn't read much of the article. Let's just say it needs to get to the point much quicker.

As for the little drama going on here, no supprise to see TFU our resident troll king (and lover of...
Forum: Politics 19th January 2015, 09:17
Replies: 51
Views: 2,583
Posted By Invader Zim
Wait, you mean like Engels?

Wait, you mean like Engels?
Forum: History 18th January 2015, 15:04
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By Invader Zim
All Western societies became increasingly...

All Western societies became increasingly bureaucratized in the 20th century. This can be seen any any number of different respects. This includes the introduction of systematic administration into...
Forum: Learning 16th January 2015, 00:16
Replies: 84
Views: 2,779
Posted By Invader Zim
This is actually not the most pernicious element...

This is actually not the most pernicious element of academic publisher racket. The worst thing about it is that it is crippling academic institutions, massively driving up the cost of tuition and all...
Forum: Learning 12th January 2015, 23:03
Replies: 84
Views: 2,779
Posted By Invader Zim
I found that a series of short and emotionally...

I found that a series of short and emotionally unfulfilling relationships primarily revolving around fleeting casual sexual encounters, booze, occassional binging on other substances, a generally...
Forum: Learning 12th January 2015, 22:33
Replies: 84
Views: 2,779
Posted By Invader Zim
Ha, no. I did mine in Britain. I was commenting...

Ha, no. I did mine in Britain. I was commenting on what friends from US PhD programmes have told me. Apparently the German system is pretty bad, but the US is renounded for stretching what should...
Forum: Learning 12th January 2015, 22:22
Replies: 84
Views: 2,779
Posted By Invader Zim
As I said, the US system is hugely exploitative....

As I said, the US system is hugely exploitative. The universities milk you as a source of cheap labour for years. They do that in every other system as well, but just not as unscrupulously.
Forum: Learning 12th January 2015, 22:15
Replies: 84
Views: 2,779
Posted By Invader Zim
Exactly: .5 years * 5 (assuming a 20,000 word...

Exactly: .5 years * 5 (assuming a 20,000 word project) + .5 years (for arsing around and research training) = 2.5 years.

Forget all that exam / taught element nonsense. The only exam I had for my...
Forum: Learning 12th January 2015, 22:02
Replies: 84
Views: 2,779
Posted By Invader Zim
And that is because US PhD's have a rather...

And that is because US PhD's have a rather pointless taught element (complete with exams, from what I can gather) and PhD students are utilised as incredibly exploitative cheap labour and milked for...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 12th January 2015, 19:27
Replies: 40
Views: 2,407
Posted By Invader Zim
I've started it a few times and never progressed...

I've started it a few times and never progressed beyond about page 200. Rand's writing style (or lack of) makes it too much of a chore. And yes, it is that bad. I have no problem reading novels with...
Forum: Learning 4th January 2015, 13:41
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By Invader Zim
Well, there are plenty of editions and published...

Well, there are plenty of editions and published collections of Marx's work that have been produced that will, naturally, have different pagination and contain different essays. One I found is below....
Forum: Learning 30th December 2014, 01:33
Replies: 26
Views: 1,117
Posted By Invader Zim
There is no such thing. The term is merely a...

There is no such thing. The term is merely a vaguely leftwing sounding phrase designed to show 'right on' and ideologically pure disapproval. It doesn't mean anything. This, incidentally, is a rule...
Forum: Literature & Films 30th December 2014, 01:16
Replies: 67
Views: 5,398
Posted By Invader Zim
No problem. it is also worth pointing out that...

No problem. it is also worth pointing out that they are mostly also beautifully crafted stories, and that even if you don't 'get' the joke a lot of the time then you can still enjoy the books and get...
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