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Napoleon and the revolt agianst togetherness

October 1810. The book was censored and then it was banned. So many representations and so much insistence overtaxed his patience. In order to give a definite answer to the petitioners, he took the book up again and lost his … Continue reading

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napoleon: romantic muse and not amused

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. So said Dickens. But it was. As Napoleon began his rather blood-soaked, chaotic ¬†and passionate rule of France he met the force of two women , “femmes fatales” … Continue reading

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napoleon: grand alliance of a different kind

The greatest movie never made. That’s actually the title of a new book of images from Stanley Kubrick’s Napoleon, or rather the director’s preparations for an ill-fated film on the French emperor. The three hour epic about the life of … Continue reading

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PIPSQUEAKS & POLITICAL GEEKS

”New research published in the journal “Evolution and Human Behavior” concluded that short men tend to be more jealous. Why anyone chose to research this topic I have no idea. But what bugs me is the immediate relationship between the … Continue reading

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