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I'm currently studying Aikido and Taiji. I'm informally studying jo and bokken.


Jul
19
comment What was the reason for US Fed rate increase in spring 1928?
<withering sarcasm on> But H:SE has taught me that inflation is impossible during a gold standard!</sarcasm off> (in fact, I'm mocking myself there....)
Jul
19
answered What was the reason for US Fed rate increase in spring 1928?
Jul
19
reviewed Reviewed What was the reason for US Fed rate increase in spring 1928?
Jul
18
reviewed Leave Open Live mummification
Jul
18
comment Live mummification
Not by Egyptians and not as punishment
Jul
18
revised Is there any evidence that the fall of the Tibetan empire led to an increase in Buddhism?
edited title
Jul
18
answered Live mummification
Jul
18
comment Is there any evidence that the fall of the Tibetan empire led to an increase in Buddhism?
Wikipedia suggests that external troubles and the collapse of nearby states were more important.
Jul
18
reviewed No Action Needed Live mummification
Jul
17
reviewed Delete Why Russia didn't embrace Western culture and principles?
Jul
17
comment Why Russia didn't embrace Western culture and principles?
This is a set of opinions. Q&A that are just opinions opposed to opinions is not history, it is an argument. This is a gorilla wearing a hammer and sickle challenging a shark wearing a fancy spacesuit.
Jul
17
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Did Arab policymakers have plans for the Jewish population, in case of victory in 1948 War?
Jul
17
reviewed Leave Open What is the role of towers in Romanesque architecture?
Jul
14
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Was Marie Antoinette considered a fully legitimate bride for the heir apparent to the French throne in 1770?
Jul
14
revised What is the role of towers in Romanesque architecture?
edited title
Jul
14
comment What is the role of towers in Romanesque architecture?
wikipedia [says]( en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romanesque_architecture#Church_towers) the arrangement of towers varies by region and country. That would seem to undercut the hypothesis.
Jul
14
comment Was Marie Antoinette considered a fully legitimate bride for the heir apparent to the French throne in 1770?
What do you mean by "legitimate", or "fully legitimate"? I don't understand the context of the question.
Jul
13
revised How many Jewish refugee have been expelled out of Arab lands and when?
standardized capitalization, removed one question that I felt was inflammatory, some edit for clarity
Jul
13
comment How many Jewish refugee have been expelled out of Arab lands and when?
This is a contentious, politicized and securitized issue. Please demonstrate that this is a serious question by documenting your preliminary research.
Jul
13
reviewed No Action Needed 12 Prisoners demonstrate first steam locomotive