Repatriation Of Relics & Antiquities: News & Specific Cases

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Quite right. l fret about our estrangement from the Aborigines every day.

It’s jejune virtue-signalling. Taken to its logical end, our museums will be reduced to walls of photographs, while irreplaceable ancient artefacts returned to less caring cultures will rot in warehouses, or be sold to fund Madame Dictator’s shoe- and Mercedes addictions.

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reductio ad absurdum

Are you claiming that everyone who supports this is doing "jejune virtue-signalling"?
 

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How are we to frame something which meets the aims?
We are not.

The aim is PC salami slicing by creating more “victims”, and hence “oppressors”. This is a game which has no end, and should never have been started.

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We are not.

The aim is PC salami slicing by creating more “victims”, and hence “oppressors”. This is a game which has no end, and should never have been started.

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Your right, the European powers should never have actively pursued a colonial agenda, but they did.

Now it's left to us to deal with the consequences.

Surely listening, instead of turning a deaf ear, is more constructive. Being sensitive instead of insensitive also helps.

We reap what we sow, both individually and collectively.
 

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The aim is PC salami slicing by creating more “victims”, and hence “oppressors”. This is a game which has no end, and should never have been started.
I think that is more how you interpret things?

The rationale includes, in no particular order, courtesy, legal ownership, self interest.
 
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