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  1. 17 minutes ago, karbatal said:

    But that’s not history that’s entertainment 

    How do you draw the line? If people would differentiate between the two, there would be no history because nothing would have ever been written down eloquently, with some luck you would have bullet points of who went where. We would not know of the Tudors, of Caesar and Cleopatra and Marc Antony, AS IF all history wasn’t partly the juiciest scandalist entertainment that people loved to talk about or write down. To the point of faking events in order to make some people look good or bad. That’s the history books you so weirdly cling to, it’s all interpretations of what other people wrote down and trying to figure out what’s true or not. 
     

    There is no absolute ,history’. What we know today, might be overthrown tomorrow. It’s very subjective to each time and society and of course to whatever sources you choose to believe or not. 
     

     

  2. 1 hour ago, karbatal said:

    No king or queen is in history books after parliamentary society was established. They can be named but since XX century history is explained through presidents and prime ministers. Nobody will explain Brexit naming this woman just like nobody will explain the 2008 economic crisis in Spain naming the King. 

    Then why movies and TV shows are made about them? Endless documentaries, mass tourism based on current and former Monarchy’s? It’s one thing to be in books as a political player and a complete other thing to be in the public consciousness. You might be right about the Monarchies in Scandinavia or Netherlands or Spain or Belgium. no one cares for those, that’s true. 😆
     

    I mean even M made a movie about Monarchy. 

  3. 9 hours ago, karbatal said:

    Well she really is part of royal history. But she is no part of history at all. Just like nobody outside the UK remembers the name of her father. At least Victoria lived through an era where decorative arts changed and middle classes arrived, so there is a Victorian era. But thst Victoria did NOTHING at all her whole life either. People crafted that era, not her. She was another witness.

    I have to disagree. It is usually not the strong suit of people to predict how their time is seen in the future. It’s particularly hard for us, who are part of a very unprecedented time of peace and prosperity in Europe after the two world wars. And I’m not speaking of individual hardships or local conflicts, they have always been part of every era in history. So we definitely can’t tell now whats going to be part of history or not. So many things factor into it. 

  4. 4 of German main/most watched programmes broadcasted the funeral for up to 9 hours. Crazy. I watched the last 70 mins or so. It might have been the last extravaganza of its kind. As someone who studied History I just eat up all the formality and heavy symbolism of the procedure. It’s like time travel. 
     

     

  5. 1 hour ago, runa said:

    Well, just read the post here - all the hate and vitriol is just insane. You would think they have done something so terrible they deserve to die. No class, mediocre, intruder, hypocrites...

    Wow. You all feel threatened or what ? 

    I would fully support the couple if they were serious about exposing the Monarchy and wanting to live a normal life. How refreshing that would be! But it’s clearly a scam. So no, they’re no better than the rest of the family and I think it’s just a normal reaction to find their behavior ridiculous. 

  6. I get Gaga level vibes of fraudulence from Meghan. Like getting all the glamour and titles and ass kissing without doing the actual work (nauseating ribbon cutting and hand shaking). She’s a bona fide imposter. 
     

    these two hypocrites with their holier than thou attitude are annoying as hell, since they want to milk the public the same way the Royals do, but pretend like they are so above it all. Lmao. 

  7. 9 minutes ago, Kim said:

    I don't think it will unfortunately. It's just too entrenched. The North Korea style enforced mourning is testament to that. They still have a high approval rating among the public (except for Scotland)

    Besides, (and English historians never like to discuss this funnily enough) They tried that once before when they killed Charles I and became a republic, then decided they didn't like it and reinstated the monarchy 🤣 

    The monarchy had trouble to maintain its status in the 20th century, where they started with full conviction and support. No way they can pull this off this time when it’s already so destabilized and shaking at the beginning. 

  8. Im pretty sure the Monarchy will end one way or another within the next 20 years tops. 
     

    But while it’s still there I just want to say I quite enjoy sitting on my couch, watching the spectacle while being aware I’m witnessing something that’s so very obsolete and probably happening for the last time ever. It feels very historic and surreal. Thank you citizens of the UK for financing this. 😘

  9. To the outside (German) observer it seems like the Monarchy is fairly popular in England itself, but very unpopular in the rest of the Kingdom and the Commonwealth. I don’t get why they don’t call it a day and just give up all the non British countries to be just Monarchs of Britain and that’s it? Or would the British people resent the idea? 

  10. 13 hours ago, Nikki said:

    while Im no fan of the monarchy, those pseudo woke people on twitter are the worst. these are the same people who shared those "cute" gifs of queen elizabeth's 70th jubilee, or said trump should have respect for "classy" elizabeth when he walked in front of her for a second. fuck those hypocrites. 

    Gotta love all the Windsors pedophile memes from the crowd that still worships MJ. Hypocrites indeed. They can all suck Harry’s HJ fanboy cock. The way they pretend one party of parasites has the moral high ground over the other! Ridiculous. Same with the Diana fan crowd. Delusional. 

  11. On 10/2/2021 at 5:11 PM, Kim said:

    Always worrying when it's left up to foreign media to print the truth...

    Britain Is Heading Into a Nightmarish Winter

    LONDON — Long lines outside gas stations. Panicked drivers fighting one another as the pumps run dry. Empty supermarket shelves. Soldiers deployed to distribute fuel across the country. And in the background, the pandemic stretching on, food rotting in fields and families sinking into poverty. This is Britain in 2021.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/01/opinion/britain-fuel-crisis-johnson.html?smid=tw-share

    They just interviewed some Tories for a German news station this morning and apparently it’s all just some „bumpers on the road“. Don’t you worry. They have everything under control and this was to be expected. All is well. :manson:

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