Tuesday, 29 September 2015

King Canute

Old wooden fast-food fork, string, wire, felt, pair of old cufflinks, photo and digitally scribbled hands

King Canute is often depicted as a vainglorious ruler, trying to command the sea. It is more likely that he was deliberately demonstrating the limits of his power to those who were speaking too highly of him. Humility can cause us to do strange things.

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