July 15th, 2012

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You'll give yourself away

The Perils Of Pauline Episode Eight, ``Dangerous Depths'', opens with the discovery that Warde is not dead.

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Trivia: The Invisible College was reformed on 15 July 1662 as the Royal Society for London for Improving Natural Knowledge. Source: The Calculus Wars: Newton, Leibniz, and the Greatest Mathematical Clash of All Time, Jason Socrates Bardi.

Currently Reading: Coronation Commentary, Geoffrey Dennis. So, ah, yeah, in Dennis's opinion as expressed here, monarchies like the British --- pardon, the English --- one are better than republics because Republics give you Hitler. Seriously. Also all the good things that happen in governments are because of English-style monarchs, and when bad stuff happens it would be worse but the monarch moderates the excesses of the people. Like how when Edward the Whichever expelled the Jews from England, that was just what the people insisted on, and he tried moderating some of the worst abuses of the exiled, much the way Hitler tried to dampen the Germans' enthusiasm for abusing Jews of late. Excuse me, ``of late ?!?!!''