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Life

Guy Fawkes Poem

People forget that there was a long war between the Protestant Kings and the Catholics. Driven in part by a crude idea: Cuis regio, cuis religio — the religion of the king is the religion of the people. Thus, if you use some creative regicide, you will convert the populace. This is why Lady Jane […]

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Lectionary

5 November 2019

Today is Guy Fawkes’ Day, and I have for years enjoyed the V for Vendetta fantasy of Parliament being destroyed — however, it appears that Parliament, or at least the last interation, did a good job of blowing up themselves. Hence the current election. But we should not be considering Parliament. Or High explosive. We […]