Jump to content

Chinahand's Random Stuff


Recommended Posts

Olga is an account on Flickr.  She colourises old photos, especially from Russia/Soviet Union, but also from the world wars.

She is bringing history to life, and reminding us; things are bad, but have been far far worse.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/22155693@N04/

Berlin 1945 | Берлин 1945 Soviet troops marching through the city Schneidemühl, February 1945

 

  • Thanks 1
Link to post
Share on other sites
  • Replies 406
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

Top Posters In This Topic

Popular Posts

It's divisive, that's what it is. The question of racism now seems to be more about the division between us rather than the inclusivity of us. It worries me.  

The very first thought in my mind when I saw that picture was obesity. Whatever colour you are, there are few excuses for that.

Don’t think it’s racist to post the image, but I’d argue that the topic that they’re talking about is.  Any phrase that starts “All white people are...” is by definition stereotyping according to skin

Posted Images

14 minutes ago, Shake me up Judy said:

It's unhealthy for a man to look too closely at some of those...:ermm:

Indeed any of those.

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 2 months later...
  • 1 month later...

Fascinating talk explaining how Westerners are WIERD:

Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic.

... and how that is advantageous for social development.

 

Link to post
Share on other sites

Democracy, a fascinating subject. Just finished a recent book that suggests that there are no true democracies in the world, they are principally elective dictatorships with the exception of Germany with it's version of proportional representation. although I suppose the chancellor could be called a dictator.

First past the post can never be called true democracy.

Suppose as always the conclusions depend on one's definition of the word.

  • Like 1
Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 1 month later...
On 11/13/2020 at 10:47 PM, Chinahand said:

Her hair - same colour both images:

image.thumb.png.ce166c2906a4fc1b97aa8c225855ba50.png

Strange but true (I even downloaded and analysed image. Brain now hurts)

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 1 month later...
  • 4 weeks later...

I don't know if it is a theological question but the stereotypes, biases, presumptions, politics, sociology and much else that could be pulled from and put into this image are legion.

I know I'm long winded but I suspect entire PhDs could be written on it from multiple points of view. 

I don't really know where to start and am cautious of even starting as it could result in a minefield of misunderstandings, offence and claims as a white male I cannot have the experience to meaningfully comment ... But in saying that I've started. C'est la vie.  

Goodness racial politics make my head hurt. 

Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, Chinahand said:

I don't know if it is a theological question but the stereotypes, biases, presumptions, politics, sociology and much else that could be pulled from and put into this image are legion.

I know I'm long winded but I suspect entire PhDs could be written on it from multiple points of view. 

I don't really know where to start and am cautious of even starting as it could result in a minefield of misunderstandings, offence and claims as a white male I cannot have the experience to meaningfully comment ... But in saying that I've started. C'est la vie.  

Goodness racial politics make my head hurt. 

Would you post the picture? I can’t access Twitter but I’m intrigued to see it now. 

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.


×
×
  • Create New...