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End Grain: ‘Nothing is Absolute’

Ease and speed, versus idealization of the past – sometimes.by Alan Foljambe Page 68From the June 2012 issue, #197When Lord Acton wrote that “absolute power corrupts absolutely,” he was referring to politics, but he could as easily have been referring to tools. After all, he wrote this now-famous phrase in the spring of 1887, one...