No wonder that the Corona pandemic has turned the world upside down. Across the globe, more than 185 countries have enforced complete isolation to contain its spread. Manufacturing activity has come to a standstill. The roads give a deserted look.
Valery Legasov. The chief of a commission investigating the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. Before committing suicide, he records his words in audiotapes. With a cup of tea, an ashtray and a Soviet-era cassette recorder, he says:
“What is the cost of lies?”
“It’s not that we will mistake them for the truth. The real danger is that, if we hear enough lies, then we no longer recognize the truth at all.”
The father of Alexander the Great, King Phillip II, was ensuring victories on the battlefield. One by one, he went on capturing the great cities of Greece. Athens and Thebes had been conquered. But Laconia City was still a distant dream. He was ready to attack. So were the 300 Spartans to shield the city with their double-edged swords.