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Romans left us with Christianity in a Savage Britain

When the Romans left England in 410 AD the population had no understanding of how to govern, feed themselves or protect each other.   420 – Pelagian heresy outlawed in Rome (418) but, in Britain, supposedly enjoys much support from … Continue reading

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Debt as a Driving Force

Philip IV of France (born in Fontainebleau in 1268, the second son of Philip III. His mother (Isabella of Aragon) died when he was three and his stepmother, Marie de Brabant, allegedly preferred her own children to Philip and his … Continue reading

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Human Vulnerability

There have been three major outbreaks of plague. The Plague of Justinian in the 6th and 7th centuries is the first known attack on record, and marks the first firmly recorded pattern of bubonic plague. From historical descriptions, as much … Continue reading

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Trade and Destruction

Trade is all we seem to think about nowadays, and securing trade so that people can go about their lives without fear of starving is a major activity.  Thus, when today we see Qatar blockaded, we see how quickly people … Continue reading

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Coveted Gold

The motivation of humans to control others, destroy those who stand in their way, seems to spring from coveting that which belongs to others. I have researched the hunger for gold prior to the desire of Columbus to set sail … Continue reading

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Margaret, ‘Pearl of Scotland’

I struggle with pyramid style societies. As Lenny Bruce once quipped,”If the Venusians aren’t scufflers we’re screwed.” Placing each other in hierarchies; identifying ourselves along a line from bottom to top; forming friendships, alliances with those ‘at our level’ – … Continue reading

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