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Nicolò Machiavelli: His Times, His Observations & His Advice to Princes

The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527) is often cited, but rarely quoted. Many people who mention him believe they know what he is all about in his advice to princes, in general, and the ruler of the Florentine Republic, in … Continue reading

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Chronologies of Tyranny, War and Genocide

Eva and I spent three days in Budapest during April, 2004. We visited a museum showing an exhibit of the history of Samizdat. I photographed a large display of the chronology of this “underground” effort toward freedom of expression, and … Continue reading

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