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“All of our reasoning ends in surrender to feeling”*…

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From the indispensable David McCandless, at Information is Beautiful.

* Blaise Pascal

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As we shore up our syllogisms, we might recall that it was on this date in 1881, two days before his death, that British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli demurred from a visit by Queen Victoria, muttering “no, she will only ask me to take a message to Albert.”

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April 19, 2012 at 1:01 am

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