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Name your top 3 political figures
Posted: Posted January 12th, 2017
Edited January 12th, 2017 by Arch
Can't remember the last time we did this.
List your top three selected. And when I say political figures, I don't necessarily mean politicians. They could be historical figures, essayists, philosophers, military officers, novelists, industrialists or corporate leaders.
And rather than just listing people you like, think you might like or think roughly aligns with your political leanings, I want people who have influenced you. Figures who you know about beyond a cursory examination, maybe have done some more extensive reading on, or could possibly quote from if pressed. Give us some reasoning for your pick.
In other words, imagine you've just been elected head of your country's government. You're given the opportunity to put up three portraits of figures in your office that you most admire, who you look to when you turn around on your swivel chair as you ponder the state of affairs. Portraits that also watch you work. Who do you pick?
Who gives you comfort, thinking back on or to, in our current political climate?
Will supply mine later as I'm on my phone.
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