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End Grain: ‘Nothing is Absolute’

Ease and speed, versus idealization of the past – sometimes. by Alan Foljambe Page 68 From the June 2012 issue, #197 When 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...