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I, Abraham, loaded with sins, have composed this elegy with the most lively sorrow; for I have seen Constantinople in the days of its glory. – Armenian elegy on the conquest of Constantinople, quoted in the Milman edition of Gibbon’s … Continue reading
Or … if We the People are unwilling to bear the cost of suppressing “fundamentalist” revolts, and the cost of creating societies that serve people so that they don’t feel that they have nothing to lose by revolting … maybe … Continue reading