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Not his finest hour: The dark side of Winston Churchill

Dear friends, Now this is a book we must obtain and read. It will shed light on so much British imperialism that was the current European views of his time. It should be interesting to read about a so-called respected world statesman as Churchill. But in reality was there a darker side? Many of his colleagues thought Churchill was driven by a deep loathing of democracy for anyone other than the British and a tiny clique of supposedly superior races, and they would know as they worked with him. This was clearest in his attitude towards India which is unacceptable today. He clearly seems to be a white supremacist who looked down on other races and their religions. This is who ran Britain. He seems worse than other modern dictators hiding under the guise of democracy and superior ‘cultural’ civility to carry out his atrocities. The irony is Churchill was against monarchical rule but he sure was worse than most dictators. Some interesting quotes from Winston Churchill that would not be accepted in today’s world views: As Winston Churchill famously said, “I hate Indians. They are a beastly people with a beastly religion.“ When the Kurds rebelled against British rule, Churchill [...]



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