Sorry we ate your forefathers...

The descendants of Papua New Guinea cannibals who killed and ate four Fijian missionaries 130 years ago have apologized.

In 1878, a Fijian minister and three teachers were killed and eaten by Tolai tribespeople on the Gazelle Peninsula. The tribesmen were carrying out longstanding practices with people they saw as enemies.

Now if only Italy would apologize for crushing the Carthaginians.


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Kudos to the prior posters. This apologizing for stuff our ancestors did is INANE. They acted according to the norms of the time, whether it was enslaving people, eating people, or just telling Polish jokes. It's not their descendents cross to bear.
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what is it with this apologizing fashion?
I'm Christian, I don't feel the need to apologize for the Inquisition. I'm white, I don;t feel the need to apologize for slavery. My great great grand father payed somedy else to go to war and I don;t feel like apologizing for it.

I'm not an intergrist, I'm not a racist, I'm a responsible man.
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O.K. people -here it is -I am sorry for everything I have ever done wrong , for everything everyone has ever done wrong, now, and in the past to even before the beginning of existence, and everything I may do in the future until the end of time- and so is everyone else who was ever born or may have been born or failed to be born --does this cover it? Can we stop apologizing now?
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