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  •  Depends what one means by French civilization: (7+ / 0-)

    If by civilization, Coulter means grotesque wealth inequality and hereditary privilege, then yes, the French Revolution dealt it something of a setback. For those who don't care for the roads, the food, the wine, the cathedrals, the literature, the fine arts, the scientific community, or the postal system, the halt in new palace construction must have seemed a terrible loss.

    Why is there a Confederate Flag flying in Afghanistan?

    by chimpy on Thu Aug 11, 2011 at 01:02:02 PM PDT

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    •  After I gave it some thought, (2+ / 0-)
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      MinistryOfTruth, chimpy

      I got to the same place.

      'canter' is a horse's gait - 'cantor' is a horse's ass. - GayIthacan

      by qannabbos on Thu Aug 11, 2011 at 01:08:03 PM PDT

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    •  French civilization, (2+ / 0-)
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      the Code Napoleon, Metric System, Claude Monet, Claude Debussy, Arthur Rimbaud, Albert Camus, Zinedine Zidane, Jean-Pierre Melville, and Pepe le Peu.  All postdating the French revolution.  

      If she wanted to make an analogy to what Hausmann did to the face and layout of the city after the Paris commune, she might have a point.  What flew in the 1870s won't fly today.

      "This world demands the qualities of youth: not a time of life but a state of mind[.]" -- Robert F. Kennedy

      by Loge on Thu Aug 11, 2011 at 01:16:49 PM PDT

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