Zmogus, Do you doubt that people in India would still be burning people without the British Empire? That's the thought that pops into my head. Your question is a difficult one, and Talkback isn't the forum to address it. For one thing, I'll need more time to give an adequate answer. Something to ponder, let me think about it for a few days and get back to you.
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