If they fell into a machine, the bloodied parts of the machine would be cleaned with a bucket of water and the factory would continue operations.
During the 1930s, Stalin announced a pogrom against the Jews, This meant that they were no longer under the protection of the law. For a set time, the Russian citizens could attack, kill and rape Jews. They could burn their houses and take their livestock.
This was an example of ethnic cleansing that was carried out in Germany in the 1930s and Bosnia in the last 20 years against Moslems. This was human repression not human resource management.
We saw in the movie Gandhi the shooting of hundreds of Sikhs at the Amritsar temple by a company of British led Indian soldiers. The worst that the British ever did in Papua and Solomon Islands was to exile national trouble makers to outer islands.
They often found themselves in parliament and controlled all forces of industry – prices of goods, importation of raw materials and even control of the colonies. They controlled the Courts and police. They were the leaders of an extreme right wing Government.
Gays and lesbians talk of rights of children. Opponents talk of paedophiles preying on children and destruction of family as a unit and of family values. They talk of the homosexuality in Scripture.
A woman in one country became a widow and married another man without permission of the family of her dead husband. She and her new family were slaughtered 29 years later.
In recent decades, there was discussion in business and government circles of the difference between donor oriented and recipient oriented aid. Many developed countries gave aid to suit their own needs not the needs of the recipient nation.
Roads may have helped villagers go to market. But the same roads enable timber to be carried to the wharf by foreign loggers.