Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Government secrets: 1661

Yet he was a very vicious man: and that perhaps made him the more considered by the king, who loved and trusted him to a high degree. No man had more credit with the king; for he was on the secret as to his religion, and was more trusted with the whole design that was then managed in order to establish it, than any man whatsoever.
--From History of his own Times--

If you are in charge of a nation and have some secret ideology you want to convert it to, best to ask yourself why you need to keep your ideology a secret in the first place.

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