Day 123: May 3 – Knowledge Is A Wild Thing And Must Be Hunted Before It Can Be Tamed

~ Parc de Versailles


Everything I accepted as being most true up to now I acquired from the senses or though the senses. However, I have occasionally found that they deceive me, and it is prudent never to trust those who have deceived us, even if only once.

 ~ Descartes, Meditations



He never goes back on his word – without consulting his lawyer.

~ Max Kauffmann


What Happened

1469: Niccolo Machiavelli is born in Florence.

1481: Death of Ottoman Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror.

1493: Publication of the first Bull Inter Caetera by Pope Alexander VI that divided the New World between Spain and Portugal.

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