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September 11th, 2015

On Immigration

"You venture to call Ferdinand a wise ruler — he who has impoverished his own country and enriched mine!" - Bayezid II
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When Spain expelled its Jewish population, the Ottoman Empire took them in.   This helped give the Ottomans another 400 years and started the decline of Spain as a world power almost before it started its rise.  Now Germany is playing the role of the Ottomans while Syria plays the role of Spain.

Reality And Things -- 1 - Daily Tao

Stop wanting stuff; it keeps you from seeing what's real.

When you want stuff, all you see are things.

Those two sentences
mean the same thing.
Figure them out,
and you've got it made. -- The Beatrice Tao.

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