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Brexit? Cutting the old-school ties would do more for Brit tech world

Tom 38 Silver badge

Speaking of Empire. Something that I’ve never quite understood: How do you justify colonising from Cape to Cairo?

Well, in pretty much the same way that the French, Germans, Belgians, Portuguese, Spanish, Italians and Russians do I suppose - no point crying that our distant ancestors were better at it than yours. How do you justify German {East,West,South West} Africa, or the Herero genocide?

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