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Figures reclining upon lids were sometimes shown with exaggerated features, in the spirit of caricature. Examples abound, and counterexamples are hard to find – Egypt, China, Greece, Rome, the Islamic empire, Russia, Britain, America – all were forged on the borders of the strongest empires of the previous era, and most often on the border at which the largest cultural differences occurred. Religion explains individual suffering Man does not live by knowledge alone.

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