Oh, you say? So, the advantage the 'pliers and the 'hammer provide to GK isn't to be considered anything other than another sword or stabber or Twoll? You wouldn't put owning two arkentools in the same category as having gunpowder weapons and not? Or having horses/mounted units and not?Infidel wrote:Parson didn't betray a technologically inferior people that civilized nations would not acknowledge as anything approaching a nation in the "western" sense.
It's this sort of equivocation which tells me that I'd never provide an example you'd be happy with. You'll always find some reason why the example fails, because one side had a population 10 people shy of the other, so it must just be a big bully taking advantage of some weak and easily exploited neighbor. Well, guess what? In most of the cases where repeated betrayals are successful, it is primarily because the weaker side has little option other than to treat, while the strong side can use that leverage to further their conquests.
Hypocrite. Calling me a weasel and a snob while also accusing me of calling you names. What name did I call you, pray tell?Infidel wrote:Alright, going to sea again for a bit, I'll try to look back on this thread to see if I get an interesting reply or just more snobbery and name calling.