“I had always felt antipathy to the study of history but I think I have been confused. What I think of as history is the rewritten whitewash I’d been fed in school. Now, when I come across something that connects the dots I find it enlightening…”

“Start teaching people how systems operate by involving them in simulations. You can’t teach anyone anything by telling them, they must start to see it with their own eyes. Buy the board game Imperial.. gather some of your not so oblivious friends and play it…”

“By giving money to the six powers, which all have their own treasuries, the players influence the politics. The biggest investor in each nation gains control of that nation’s government and decides what the nation will do. As control of a government can change with each new investment, players may control several governments at the same time… Essentially, the game is about  money, and not military domination…”

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