Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Quote of the Day.

I just picked up a neat book about the French Revolution. It's particularly interesting and also unsettling because I can draw similarities between pre-revolution 17th Century France and post-celtic tiger 21st Century Ireland. Today, I read a particularly gripping statement:

"The people's only means of political self-expression was force - hence the Revolution"
S. Reed Brett, Modern Europe 1789-1914 and After.

This wonderful video taken in Cork on Christmas Day provoked in me a similar feeling:

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