Skip to comments.Researchers find clues to the Baltic Crusades in animal bones, horses and the extinct aurochs
Posted on 12/13/2012 5:10:48 PM PST by Renfield
A multidisciplinary project seeks to understand the Eastern Baltic Crusades through the lens of ecology. Horses, for example, aided the Christians in battle, while the castles the Crusaders built decimated forests.
Stanford researchers have discovered that pagan villages plundered by medieval knights during the little-known Baltic Crusades had some problems in common with the modern-day global village.
Among them: deforestation, asymmetric warfare and species extinction.
According to a research paper published in Science, a project investigating the Baltic Crusades' profound environmental legacy could yield valuable insight into colonialism, cultural changes and ecological exploitation relevant issues not only throughout history, but especially in today's increasingly globalized society...
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No way...that wouldn't be consistent with social justice.
We mustn't hit them any harder than they hit us.
To do otherwise wouldn't be fair (according to Obama).
We must give our enemies affirmative action. We must share with them our weapons and strategy.
Fairness...you know (he gave us an Obamaphone).
Modernity is black, dont'cha know...this is the reality of Reverend Al and Obama. Twisted a little bit to account for deficiencies....OK, twisted a lot!
But this is the post-modern world.
It doesn't make sense...but neither does reality if you are an Obama supporter.
Hmm... what happens? Do the castles uproot themselves from their foundations at night so as to rampage through the forests, destroying them, and then return to their foundations just before dawn so that people seeing them will be fooled into thinking they are inanimate objects?
Or was this just bad writing?
They learned it from the Scots, who had decimated Birnam Wood in the struggle against Macbeth.
villages plundered by medieval knights
research paper published in Science
today’s increasingly globalized society
All in a few sentences. Must be some sort of record.
Just like the old Soviets with their dialectic, our socialists are learning to sling the lingo real good. It's a very valuable skill at obfuscating the truth.
Sounds like the same phrases used by Agenda 21.
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Click through to the full article and you will find embedded an ad for the website, "Single Baltic Lady"! What kind of "fieldwork" have they been doing???
Also, there is a picture of the castle they are working in that supposedly decimated the forests - it's made of brick.
It basically looks like a bunch of envirowackos stumbling around trying to write a P.C., environmentally correct history in which the Knights are the bad guys and the pagan Slavs the good guys. They took their plot line from Avatar.
Too bad. I know very little about these crusades or the state the Teutonic Knights founded. Like to learn more.
Well, they’d need to burn up the wood to bake the bricks, but hey, those trees woudl have died anyway. :’)
Besides, the Slavs got their revenge. The Germans have been pushed back to the Oder River.
The last reported Auroch died in 1627, not so long ago.