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linking Gandhi, Dr Martin Luther King Jr., and Rosa Parks with . . . a dodgy phrase assigned to Leonidas at Thermopylae - to make a point about this year's Memorial Day. Nope, just nope #badancientMaxwell T Paule@VeneficusIpse
Excellent take down on a fake quote doing the rounds. #badancient includes misusing ancient history, but also a lot of just making $h!t up.
White supremacists keep passing this quote around like it's ancient wisdom. It isn't. It's from 2001.
"If you worship your enemy, you are defeated.
If you adopt your enemy's religion, you are enslaved.
If you breed with your enemy, you are destroyed."
-Polydorus of Sparta 4
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Well it has been a busy week and a bit, hasn’t it? So we have had a bank holiday weekend in which we took M.D. to see her old Granddad in the West Country, she was also taken by her … Continue reading
In our final installment we learn that there is more than one type of Bailey’s in Ireland and what our heroes really think of lay lines. 14th May 2012 – Day 7 “Today started with a furore akin only to … Continue reading
Our story today is a short one, United lose the league which capped off an odd day all round. 13th May 2012 – Day 6 “Today is going to be a good day. That’s what I thought to myself this … Continue reading
As we join our bedraggled travellers today we learn that a castle that does not look like a castle can still be a castle, there exists a place in Ireland where the pubs don’t sell real ale and historical periods … Continue reading