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A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider God-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, wrongly believing that he has the Gods on his side. –Aristotle, Politica bk v (ca. 340… Continue reading Untitled

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The Sword and Laser

The Sword and Laser, a sci-fi fantasy bookclub. I already sent this to Wyatt – who is into sci-fi and books – but figured some other subscribers/readers might like to know about it as well. (via Veronica)

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