Welcome to Saturday's Potluck - 11-27-2021
“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.”
Hope Thanksgiving weekend has been enjoyable. Focused on the simple pleasures of life this week.
The desire to understand contemporary events to often conflicts with state secrecy and individuals hiding their actions. Living with the knowledge the truth of many events will probably not be known within our lifetime is very frustrating. Occasionally it is a long, long time, but the full story is finally is revealed.
This is pretty stilted, but there’s a fascinating story behind it all. As this piece points out, these eight letters have been in the Vatican’s secret archives for nearly 800 years. Scholars have been able to access them since 1881, but not the general public.
What I found out is that the Montsame piece only told a portion of the story.
What’s not told is how Catholic Christianity had a real chance to convert the sons and grandsons of Genghis Khan, but muffed it.
A couple of minutes to visualize the location and size of the Mongol Empire.
What is on your mind today? (Responses to Covid questions and dialog to be conducted at The Dose diary)