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Thursday, April 23, 2009

Right Here in Switzerland!

Patrick Stewart as Lenin in the penultimate episode of the BBC miniseries Fall of Eagles perfectly encapsulates why lovers of liberty and individualism, in his century as well as ours, flock to our small country which has never forsaken those ideals in seven centuries of independence, liberty, and peace.

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The echo is particularly delightful. I cannot help but note that merchandise remains available.

Toward the end of his life, Einstein was asked, “What would you do if you heard the end of the world was coming?” He replied, “I'd move back to Switzerland; everything happens so much later there.” Works for me.

Posted at April 23, 2009 01:02