Terrible things happened to the Aboriginals of Australia under misguided and heavy handed attempts to manage their behaviour, manage their culture and have them integrate into the society of the non aboriginal settlers. These things were violations of their rights as moral individuals and an affront to human decency by the standards of today.
However, compared to events around the world in the same time period, these rate comparably low on a scale of evil and gruesomeness and It seems that much worse events are simply ignored when they don’t fit the narrative of race based oppression.
The treatment of Aboriginals in Australia was a government program.
The common idea that ties all these evils together is the belief that authority figures have the moral right to do the exact opposite of the moral standards that we hold for each other as equal citizens, with governments more often than not at the centre of these inversions of morality.
If you want to engage a moral crusade against all these evils, then fight it’s single most important enabling belief… the belief in the virtue and value of violent authority.
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