Politics

Notes and Quotes - Legal History Matters (Amanda Whiting and Ann O'Connell)
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[https://amzn.to/3lTUrVF]Finished on 10/4/21 in Sunshine Coast, Australia. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- "Naturally, the Elizabethan era did not transform Anne’s legacy entirely. As might be assumed, such flattering accounts of Anne have not penetrated Catholic circles, and even to this day ‘in Spain and Portugal, an evil,

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Law

Notes and Quotes - The Madness of Crowds (Douglas Murray)
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[https://amzn.to/3AnwDx1]Finished on 7/10/19 in Brisbane, Australia. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- "It is a tendency identified by the late Australian political philosopher Kenneth Minogue as 'St George in retirement' syndrome. After slaying the dragon the brave warrior finds himself stalking the land looking for still more glorious fights.

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Social

Notes and Quotes - The Prince (Niccolò Machiavelli)
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[https://amzn.to/3CskCbK\]Finished on 21/3/18 in Brisbane, Australia. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- "But if it is a prince who builds his power on the people, one who can command and is a man of courage, who does not despair in adversity, who does not fail to take precautions, and

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Power

Notes and Quotes - Why Nations Fail (Daron Acemoglu, James Robinson‎)
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[https://amzn.to/3zvYOcW]Finished on 11/3/17 in Brisbane, Australia. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- "Nations fail today because their extractive economic institutions do not create the incentives needed for people to save, invest, and innovate. Extractive political institutions support these economic institutions by cementing the power of those who benefit from

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Institutions