Thoughts on Columbus

During the read-through on Christopher Columbus’ journey to the New World, I came up with numerous questions and such that I would like to go more in-depth on. One such question was “Why does power lead to cruelty?” In page 6 of the booklet, Howard Zinn describes how “total control lead to total cruelty.” Arawak men were slaughtered by the dozens, some used as nothing more but a way to test how sharp a knife.. Read More

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