Day 90: March 31 – Politics, The Diplomatic Name For The Law Of The Jungle

~ Monastery of the Holy Trinity, Greece

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Wisdom

Man is by nature a political animal.

~ Aristotle

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Wit

Politics – the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other. 

~ Oscar Ameringer, 1870 – 1943, American Socialist leader and author

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What Happened

1596: Birth of French philosopher, Rene Descartes.

1732: Birth of Austro-Hungarian, Joseph Hadyn.

1837: English novelist Charlotte Bronte dies.

1837: Death of English landscapist, John Constable.

1854: Commodore Perry opens Japan to American trade.

1881: The inauguration of the Eiffel Tower.

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