A renaissance fair is just a state fair from a few hundred years ago.

Very much true.

Also, armored combat (e.g. video) is BRUTAL.

Thank God

“Thank God I’m untouched” – Tsar Alexander II in response to a bomb blowing up near his carriage.

“It is too soon to thank God” – Hryniewiecki who threw another bomb at the Tsar, killing him.


“Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.”