Draggingtree Posted July 27, 2014 Share Posted July 27, 2014 Canada Free Press: Modern Germans have denounced their Nazi past while modern Mexicans proudly profess their Aztec heritage Mexico, Multiculturalism and the AztecsBy Robert Klein Engler July 27, 2014 The 20th century poet Robert Frost wrote that “good fences make good neighbors.” We do not know if Frost meant that to be a comment on the evils of multiculturalism. We do know that in our time of multiculturalism the lack of good fences encourages cultural conflicts that should be noticed. Take as an example, the cultural similarities between the Aztecs of Mexico and the Nazis of Germany. Before the arrival of the Spaniards, the Aztecs built an empire in central Mexico by using oppressive military power. They ruled with cruelty and they practiced human sacrifice, so much human sacrifice that thousands were brutally killed in the course of a few days. The concentration camps in Europe set up by the Nazis were equally brutal. It is estimated that the population of central Mexico at the time of the Spanish conquest was about 25 million, with 250,000 sacrificed yearly. The population of the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan was about 300,000, with 15,000 sacrificed annually. That’s an average of about 40 people a day, or about 2 an hour. Could the hungry ovens of Auschwitz measure up to that deadly standard? Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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