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  •  shanikka, thanks so very much for (5+ / 0-)

    your very kind words. I cannot tell you how much I appreciate them; I wish I could take all the credit, but the historical information was compiled by the collective on this web-site which provided me with the information that enabled me to pull everything together:

    http://sites.google.com/...

    Maybe it is because I am an historian of thought and a lover of history, but nothing can be understood without historical context to put things into perspective so that current situations can be understood and analysed.

    "Hegel noticed somewhere that all great world history facts and people so to speak twice occur. He forgot to add: the one time as tragedy, the other time as farce" Karl Marx, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte .

    by NY brit expat on Wed Aug 17, 2011 at 06:51:29 PM PDT

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