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April 5: Happy Birthday, Thomas Hobbes!
Can the government do whatever it wants?
Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) created the Social Contract theory, which aims to explain how governments derive their power from the will of the citizens.
March 28: Thales Predicts a Solar Eclipse
March 28, 585 BC - Really?
On March 28, 585 BC, Thales of Miletus was supposed to have observed an eclipse of the Sun. A short history of the difficulty of knowing the date.