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Old February 24 2013, 06:57 PM   #8
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Re: Sorrows of the Empire

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I always liked that title. "The Sorrows of Empire," sans "the," changes the meaning; it becomes about the sorrows of imperialism as a system rather than about the Terran Empire itself as a particular entity.
I borrowed it from a nonfiction political tome by Chalmers Johnson, which is itself worth a read when one has time.
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