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Autor:  pat
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Data:  15/FEV/2003 5:05 PM
Assunto:  Re: Clarification
 
Mensagem:  Well, that is an interesting continuation. The colonies of Spain and Portugal are almost entirely in warm climates. Brazil seems to be a very non-aggressive country, although I'm not sure the same can be said of the other South American countries- still, they don't seem to show much imperialistic tendency. The primary offspring of England - the USA and Canada are in cold climates; but the coldest one is the least aggressive! However, Australia is tropical and fairly pacifistic. So it doesn't seem like my theory has much correlation for the European colonies. The Spanish and Portuguese were certainly every bit as brutal and self-superior as the English during the European expansion even though those countries are much more moderate climates as you say. The Germans and Russians have always been vicous in general. So, it is hard to say. My theory about cold climates probably wouldn't withstand close study. If it were not for the case of the Mongol and Japanese empires, I would be tempted to say that "white" Europeans have a possibly genetic pre-disposition for imperialism.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Clarification  –  Miguel Vieira  11/FEV/2003, 6:27 PM
Re: Clarification  –  José Roberto  11/FEV/2003, 7:33 PM
Re: Clarification  –  Jonas  11/FEV/2003, 8:49 PM
Re: Clarification  –  pat  11/FEV/2003, 9:26 PM
Re: Clarification  –  Miguel Vieira  12/FEV/2003, 3:44 PM
Re: Clarification  –  pat  12/FEV/2003, 9:25 PM
Re: Clarification  –  Miguel Vieira  12/FEV/2003, 9:53 PM
Re: Clarification  –  pat  12/FEV/2003, 11:20 PM
Re: Clarification  –  Miguel Vieira  13/FEV/2003, 3:14 PM
Re: Clarification  –  pat  13/FEV/2003, 9:42 PM
Re: Clarification  –  Miguel Vieira  14/FEV/2003, 3:45 PM
Re: Clarification  –  pat  14/FEV/2003, 4:50 PM
Re: Clarification  –  Miguel Vieira  14/FEV/2003, 6:46 PM
Re: Clarification  –  Miguel Vieira  15/FEV/2003, 3:11 PM
 Re: Clarification  –  pat  15/FEV/2003, 5:05 PM
Re: Clarification  –  José Roberto  16/FEV/2003, 12:39 AM
Re: Clarification  –  pat  16/FEV/2003, 3:00 PM
Re: Clarification  –  José Roberto  16/FEV/2003, 11:46 PM
Re: Clarification  –  Miguel Vieira  16/FEV/2003, 4:19 PM
Re: Clarification  –  pat  17/FEV/2003, 3:33 PM
Re: Clarification  –  Miguel Vieira  18/FEV/2003, 2:33 PM

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