white man's burden

  1. the supposed responsibility of the white race to provide care for their non-white subjects
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  • The White Man's Burden, a phrase immortalized by English poet Rudyard Kipling as an excuse for European-American imperialism, was front and center Thursday morning at a RAND-sponsored discussion of Afghanistan in the Russell Senate Office Building. Kipling Haunts Obama's Afghan War
  • In other English colonies which later formed the Empire, the English took up "the white man's burden" of superimposing their morally superior culture and religion upon the "natives.
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