The Great Wall
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- WowSep 6, 2016
- Thanks for the information. Good job!Sep 22, 2016
- That's just your imagination as you said. I can also imagine those dead received a state honour and buried in a beautiful graveyard for martyrs - none of us has any evidence to support the imagination, so we are just making pointless assumptions here.Aug 4, 2017
The wall was built by forced labor...that includes soldiers, common people and criminals...these ppl we're not special and would never be considered a martyr...a martyr dies for his beliefs...not because he died from exaustion being forced to build a wall...hence why many martyr we're religious men..and because these 'slaves' weren't special I'm sure they didn't get a proper burial...they're I'm that wall or were burnedAug 4, 2017
The emperor had 300,000 soldiers watching...he could care less if the slaves wanted to fight...he already had that coveredAug 4, 2017
- the wall is 5000 miles long.
It took quite a few lifetimes and centuries to complete.
There literally had to have been millions of hands that built the wall as well as multiple rulers and armies over that long a period of time.
Is there any archaeological evidence where so much material and bricks were taken from?
The laborers no doubt were stronger than armies that had no guns.
They would have been fed and housed for centuries.
Not to mention that the Chinese have preserved a very continued and sophisticated culture for thousands of years.
There had to be more of a determined and structured mindset to finish that project over centuries.
It wasn't just Helter Skelter.
It would call for a more scientific approach ,not just and exaggerated comment.Aug 4, 2017
- So you know their martyrdom is of my imagination? Yes, I've already stated that is my groundless imagination without evidence, just like your imagination that they were buried in the wall after died on site. Then what's the point for us to argue over our own imaginations? Don't you think it's quite ridiculous?
When we consider the Great Wall is China's national icon and the symbol of a people's self-sacrifice and determination to preserve their own civilisation against barbaric intruders, don't you think you make such a groundless and shocking accusation purely out of your own dark imagination is something quite irrespectful and irresponsible?
By the way, in a normal society, only criminals might be made into forced labourers. Do you call soldiers forced labourers? Do you call common people who paid their service as tax to the state forced labourers? I have no idea from which country you come from? Is in your country the army viewed as being formed by forced labourers? The taxpayers are considered using money to getting away from their forced labour?
Also let me remind you, English term "martyr" does not bind with religion. Anyone who gives away his/her own life to help others, to serve the community and to defend country can be honoured as martyr.Aug 4, 2017
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