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Reply Fri 23 Sep, 2011 05:29 pm
'Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely' who said it and when?
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Region Philbis
 
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Reply Fri 23 Sep, 2011 06:00 pm
@Chinspinner,

John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton, 1887...
Chinspinner
 
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Reply Fri 23 Sep, 2011 06:09 pm
@Region Philbis,
in what context? Who was he referring to? Was it in parliament?
George
 
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Reply Fri 23 Sep, 2011 06:12 pm
@Chinspinner,
Click on the name.
Chinspinner
 
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Reply Fri 23 Sep, 2011 06:19 pm
@George,
Cheers mate, sure my old school history teacher told me it was Alexander the Great. But he also told me that Christians told Columbus not to circumnavigate the glove because it was flat when in reality they new it was round and new he would run out of food.
Ragman
 
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Reply Fri 23 Sep, 2011 06:35 pm
@Chinspinner,
how are those two things related?
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Reply Fri 23 Sep, 2011 06:38 pm
@Ragman,
misinformation, thats all
George
 
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Reply Sat 24 Sep, 2011 12:44 pm
@Chinspinner,
Miss Information would be a good name for a librarian.
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