1. Tim3232

    Tim3232 Active Member

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    Nothing changes then

    Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Tim3232, Nov 11, 2015.

    Oxford's Bodleian library has acquired the only copy of a Shelley poem from when he was in his 1st year at the university. It deals with such issues as - the abuse of the press, dysfunctional political institutions and the global impact of war and would have been written 1810-1811. Not much has changed in 200 years then.
     
  2. Link the Writer

    Link the Writer Flipping Out For A Good Story. Contributor

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    Nope. In fact, this sort of stuff was pretty common all over the world going back, possibly, to when governments were first established.
     
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    That's just because the masters of the world have been around THAT long.
     
  4. ReproveTheCurlew

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    Well, considering the Roman government over 2000 years ago was already dysfunctional, and the heavy impact of war was known back then, I certainly would say nothing has really changed... but at least we have human rights nowadays, which makes it slightly better.
     

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