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    Quote Originally Posted by RomanDmowski View Post
    I don't believe Northern Ireland is an ethnicity.
    Northern Irish is another way of saying Ulster Irish.

    The Catholic Irish in Northern Ireland just identify as "Irish."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Winston Smith View Post
    Orwell was a great political writer in the English language, to be sure.

    One does not need to be able to read a Dante or Goethe to know that Shakespeare was the greatest poet of any language.
    Yet, I'd say some Polish writers did about as good as Orwell.
    Like
    Josef Konrad & his Heart of Darkness about the Belgian Congo
    Or Sienkiewicz & Quo Vadis about Romans.

    Truth is English tend to see themselves as supreme beings.

    Yet,they've stolen a lot of credit & fluffed up their accomplishments.

    Not to say that British haven't achieved a remarkable amount.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Walt View Post
    Northern Irish is another way of saying Ulster Irish.

    The Catholic Irish in Northern Ireland just identify as "Irish."
    I'm not so sure about that.

    I think Ulster is more ethnic specific than Northern Ireland.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RomanDmowski View Post
    Yet, I'd say some Polish writers did about as good as Orwell.
    Like
    Josef Konrad & his Heart of Darkness about the Belgian Congo
    Or Sienkiewicz & Quo Vadis about Romans.

    Truth is English tend to see themselves as supreme beings.

    Yet,they've stolen a lot of credit & fluffed up their accomplishments.

    Not to say that British haven't achieved a remarkable amount.
    I think that some cultures will tend to provide certain qualities based upon their experiences. Poland has been ravaged by numerous political systems, and should thus provide a share of great political works. Ireland is noted for producing lots of poets and playwrights due to centuries of colonial oppression. It's no accident that the world's best liquors are distilled in Scotland and Ireland.

    Much like the information age in the US, the Elizabethan Age in England placed such a high demand on the arts to produce that it makes a lot of sense that Shakespeare rose to the occasion, along with contemporaries such as Christopher Marlowe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Winston Smith View Post
    I think that some cultures will tend to provide certain qualities based upon their experiences. Poland has been ravaged by numerous political systems, and should thus provide a share of great political works. Ireland is noted for producing lots of poets and playwrights due to centuries of colonial oppression. It's no accident that the world's best liquors are distilled in Scotland and Ireland.

    Much like the information age in the US, the Elizabethan Age in England placed such a high demand on the arts to produce that it makes a lot of sense that Shakespeare rose to the occasion, along with contemporaries such as Christopher Marlowe.
    Shakespeare might have been part Welsh.
    If true, then probably Welsh are the best poets.

    It's merely easier for politically oppressed groups to write.
    Because of a mix of cheaper & easier outlets & perhaps more inspiration.

    It's far more difficult for oppressed peoples to go as far in STEM ,because formal education is costly not to mention all the money engineers have to waste to build.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RomanDmowski View Post
    Shakespeare might have been part Welsh.
    If true, then probably Welsh are the best poets.

    It's merely easier for politically oppressed groups to write.
    Because of a mix of cheaper & easier outlets & perhaps more inspiration.

    It's far more difficult for oppressed peoples to go as far in STEM ,because formal education is costly not to mention all the money engineers have to waste to build.
    Shakespeare is believed to have been Catholic (Elizabeth's fandom permitted him to get away with other crimes, such as criticizing British policy in his play The Tempest). That's a bigger win for me than ethnicity, as I don't really care about most of my ethnic make-up, aside from a mild curiosity about the Irish. As a product of English culture and philosophy, I do tend to be quite the Anglophile.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Winston Smith View Post
    Shakespeare is believed to have been Catholic (Elizabeth's fandom permitted him to get away with other crimes, such as criticizing British policy in his play The Tempest). That's a bigger win for me than ethnicity, as I don't really care about most of my ethnic make-up, aside from a mild curiosity about the Irish. As a product of English culture and philosophy, I do tend to be quite the Anglophile.
    I think Protestant work ethic isn't really true.

    I mean Catholic Irish appear to be superior over Irish protestants.

    German Catholics appear to be superior over German Protestants.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RomanDmowski View Post
    I think Protestant work ethic isn't really true.

    I mean Catholic Irish appear to be superior over Irish protestants.

    German Catholics appear to be superior over German Protestants.
    Well, those are good examples. Obviously, Italian and French Catholics have their bad reputations. England created a fiction that isn't really protestant (Anglicanism is basically a joke with no meaning), so, not sure what to make of that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Winston Smith View Post
    Well, those are good examples. Obviously, Italian and French Catholics have their bad reputations. England created a fiction that isn't really protestant (Anglicanism is basically a joke with no meaning), so, not sure what to make of that.
    What bad reputation of French!?

    They helped USA in 1776, they helped Ireland in 1798 & Poland in 1807.

    French also have Descartes, Jean Buridan, Monet, Renoir, Voltaire & Debussy etc.

    French are probably the best Western Europeans if you ask me.

    As for Italians Northern Italy is richer than England , Southern Italy is poorer than Poland.

    Southern Italians aren't the greatest.

    But, Northern & Central Italians are among the greatest.

    Producing Galileo, Da Vinci, Michangelo, Dante, Enrico Fermi, Volta, Vivaldi, etc.

    If anything Anglo - Saxons have a bad reputation.

    Between Germany & England 100 s of millions have died maybe way more.
    Maybe even 250 million.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Winston Smith View Post
    Well, those are good examples. Obviously, Italian and French Catholics have their bad reputations. England created a fiction that isn't really protestant (Anglicanism is basically a joke with no meaning), so, not sure what to make of that.
    If you're really Irish Catholic much in origins.

    You kind of prove my theory that many Irish Catholics pick on their Catholic compatriots like French, Italians & Poles.

    That many Irish would rather link themselves with the British or Germans than French, Italians or Poles.

    At least in the USA.

    Much more real Irish Catholics from Ireland are far more disdainful towards the British.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RomanDmowski View Post
    Praising your own ethnicity & belittling other ethnic groups is stereotypical of a Nationalist.

    Biden in some ways does present himself that way.

    Not that there's anything wrong with that.

    The issue is Democrats tend to frown upon Nationalism.
    I really have never seen Biden use a racial tone or praise Irish people or belittle any other race of people.

    So, you may have to show us a film clip or something to back up your accusation.

    Then we can agree with you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by RomanDmowski View Post
    What bad reputation of French!?

    They helped USA in 1776, they helped Ireland in 1798 & Poland in 1807.

    French also have Descartes, Jean Buridan, Monet, Renoir, Voltaire & Debussy etc.

    French are probably the best Western Europeans if you ask me.

    As for Italians Northern Italy is richer than England , Southern Italy is poorer than Poland.

    Southern Italians aren't the greatest.

    But, Northern & Central Italians are among the greatest.

    Producing Galileo, Da Vinci, Michangelo, Dante, Enrico Fermi, Volta, Vivaldi, etc.

    If anything Anglo - Saxons have a bad reputation.

    Between Germany & England 100 s of millions have died maybe way more.
    Maybe even 250 million.
    Decartes is the only one listed that is worthwhile. France was getting bad enough, but, since the establishment of the First Republic, it has only contributed negatively to the world. All of its colonies are either failures (French Guyana is still a territory, unlike the other Guyanas) or were taken over by a different nation (usually Britain).

    Italy obviously had a great history, given Rome (753 BC-376 AD) and the Renaissance, but, it hasn't been relevant since Europe entered the early modern period (1450).

    Doucheland rightfully has a bad reputation. It has contributed the worst political philosophies to the world.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RomanDmowski View Post
    If you're really Irish Catholic much in origins.

    You kind of prove my theory that many Irish Catholics pick on their Catholic compatriots like French, Italians & Poles.

    That many Irish would rather link themselves with the British or Germans than French, Italians or Poles.

    At least in the USA.

    Much more real Irish Catholics from Ireland are far more disdainful towards the British.
    As an American, France, Italy, and Poland have no real relevance to my life. Poland arguably has the most of the three only because of St John Paul II. My culture, language, and political life is entirely influenced by the British. Also, I am part Czech, Slovene, and Kraut, so, I was not exactly raised with a scent of Irish nationalism.

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