Category Archives: History

Knowledge: An Oration

“Knowledge itself is unknowable.” —from Plato’s dialogue The Theaetetus “All men naturally reach out for knowledge.” —Aristotle “Knowledge itself is power.” —Roger Bacon I. Today I will tell you a story about how we traveled through time, discovering and collecting … Continue reading

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The Unfortunate George Tankerfield, burned at the stake

… by Queen Mary Tudor (reigned 1553-1558). She  wanted to make an example of him to other protestants of the time. The queen was best known for her aggressive attempt to reverse the English Reformation which had begun under the … Continue reading

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