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Amoeba’s Lorica: Meme-ories 23 (Sic Semper Suffragii)

ABSOLUTE, adj. Independent, irresponsible. Absolute monarchies are those in which the sovereigns do as they please, so long as they please the assassins. Not many absolute monarchies are left, most of them having been replaced by limited monarchies, where the … Continue reading

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Kris an’ Murphy: Two Cowed

Kris: “Jesus, Murphy! Tell me you didn’t get that from one of your students.” Murphy: “‘I didn’t get that from one of my students’. There. I did as you wanted. Now ask me what really happened.” Kris: “Facepalm. Came in … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: Meme-ories 4 (Law of the Splintered Paddle)

Kānāwai Māmalahoe – Law of the Splintered Paddle Declared to the people of the Kingdom of Hawai‘i by its ruling monarch, Kamehameha I, ca. 1797. Oh my people, Honor thy gods; Respect alike [the rights of] people both great and … Continue reading

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