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We live in illusion and the appearance of things. There is a reality. We are that reality. When you understand this, you see that you are nothing, and being nothing, you are everything. That is all.

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 Today in History - 8/30

  • 257 St Sixtus II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 1125 Duke Lotharius of Supplinburg elected king of Germany
  • 1146 European leaders outlaw crossbow intending to ending war for all time
  • 1464 Pietro Barbo elected to succeed Pope Pius II (Paul II)
  • 1481 2 Latvian monarchs executed for conspiracy to Polish king Kazimierz IV
  • 1563 Jewish community of Neutitschlin Moravia expelled
  • 1645 Dutch and Indians sign peace treaty (New Amsterdam (NY))