"We shot them like dogs," Crockett said after he had slaughtered 186 men, woman, and children in the Creek War.
The Romans confiscated the lives of the Druid people much as the European Settlers confiscated the lives of Native Americans. In both cases a spiritually dead group of people took over a spiritually alive people. The Romans were materialistic, the Druids spiritual. The American Settlers were greedy-land grabbers, the Native people, spiritual. For the Romans and Americans Settlers the State was a monolithic structure spread over territories deliberately organized into a hierarchy. With the Druids and Native Americans the State was a freely consented moral order with an entirely mythical central idea. The Romans and American Settlers based their law on the private ownership of land, with property rights entirely vested in the head of the family; the Druids and Native Americans considered ownership COLLECTIVE. The Romans and American Settlers looked upon women as bearers of children and objects of pleasure, while the Druids and Native Americans included women in their political and religious life. Is it any wonder that the spiritual peoples would have to be "Christianized" in the name of God, or slaughtered.
That's right, Capitalized: the gift that keeps giving.
And, least we forget, here is the Druid roots of Christmas: