Europeans have a long history of violence toward each other as well, but the conquest of non-white peoples throughout the world produced the distinctive pathology of white supremacy.
You say that it is your custom to burn widows. Very well. We also have a custom: when men burn a woman alive, we tie a rope around their necks and we hang them.
Build your funeral pyre; beside it, my carpenters will build a gallows. You may follow your custom. And then we will follow ours.
— General Charles James Napier, in response to complaints on the prohibition of the practice of Sati.