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Occasional Observation #80

By itself, politics is thin gruel. It needs to be backed up and fed, regularly, by the arts and humanities, by literature and science, if it’s to have any lasting impact. Without these sources feeding into it, it becomes a kind of dead sea–a stagnant, sterile and utterly uninspired pursuit. It is probably no accident that most of the great politicians have had several different strings to their bows.

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