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Pierre Cloutier
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There is always something new to learn
There is always something new to learn

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April 6, 1917 This is a reposting of a posting from 2009 that I wrote about how America became involved in World War I. This is to mark the 100th anniversary of America entering the war and the emergence of the USA has the World Power. This is not a date th...

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Sucking Up Napoleon One of then most outstanding examples of the tendency of media to suck up to power is a series of Newspaper headlines printed in Paris in 1815 about the return to power of Napoleon. Now after Napoleon was defeated in 1814 he had been exi...

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Happy Holidays!!! All the best and a happy New Year to you all!! Pierre Cloutier

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Lutherean Silliness Martin Luther Martin Luther is without a doubt one of the most important persons in the history of the Western Civilization and would rightly belong in any top ten list of the most important Religious figures in history however this does...

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Lutherean Silliness Martin Luther Martin Luther is without a doubt one of the most important persons in the history of the Western Civilization and would rightly belong in any top ten list of the most important Religious figures in history however this does...

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Embattled Journey One of the most interesting phenomena in the last couple of decades is the rise of Japanese Manga in the West. In fact know you can easily find shelves and shelves of translated Japanese Manga in book stores throughout Europe and North Ame...

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Diffusion Part VIII The Mystery of Disease Picture of Diseased ravaged Natives from the Florintine Codex In the past I have examined the usual arguments for contact between the Old and New World pre- Columbus. What I have concluded is that at best with the ...

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Right Policy Bad Execution Part I Capture of Jean II at the Battle of Poitiers 1358 during the Hundred Years War In past history their is little that is more frustrating than politicians pursuing correct and / or sensible policy by inept and sometimes disas...

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Epstein's Folly Sacsayhuaman I have in the
past discussed the woo writer and all round fringe thinker Graham Hancock1.
Here I will discuss a review of Hancock’s latest woo-fest Magicians of the
Gods 2. The review by a Prof. Jon Epstein is a wonderful exampl...

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Fantasy and Scholarship A Case Study 19th Century Tin Cans In two previous posts I talked about the infamous Franklin Expedition1 Here I would like to review a book about the Franklin Expedition. The book is called IceBlink 2 There  is a large literature ab...
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