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You End Up Where You're Heading: The Hidden Dangers of Living a Safe Life with Jimmy Rex
"You know, we'll be talking about the hidden dangers of living a safe life because Jimmy's written a great new book called you end up where you're heading the hidden dangers of living that safe life. Is Kick it right off Jimi. Because what do you mean exactly when you say there hidden dangers of living a safe life I mean don't we just want to minimize? Our risk was to deal with us. And that's what's kind of funny as in the past when you know civilizations, reforming and everything else the whole purpose was the explorers had all the danger, the people that went out and did those things they left the sellers behind the settlers job was to build walls. to around those places that are already mapped out to kind of. Help. Make it predictable surprises destroy. Build walls Ford's till the fields reproduce all those things. And that was the safe life was to be the settler. All the explorers I mean even the good ones that we know about. You Know Marco Polo and others I mean they ended up getting killed on their expectations, but these settlers had kind of this safe life, and unfortunately it's kind of changed now with social and technological advances. We've wiped. Most the dangers of the frontier calories are cheap transportation safe. It's fast plagues, minus the Krona virus is pretty much been eradicated. You know but modern explorers They're the ones that get to venture out the high degree. They have a lot of uncertainty, but they kind of they're gonNA. Return in one piece You know there's you're not worried about getting. Having to sell the sees with unsmooth waters, not having to worry about. People thinking that you're doing witchcraft or here see and things like that, and so where the danger come in now is you know the reality is if you're the person that's sitting in settling just kind of? Staying in your safe place, you're going to have a lot of harsh conditions coming out of that, you're going to have you know. Forms of addiction, obesity, burnout, heart, disease, anxiety, depression, and for what so you can you know? Maybe get a little bit bigger house. You can have a mediocre relationship comfort. So for the whole idea of the book, the whole idea of the title and everything else is we think that leading a safe life is kind of camping in and and kind of building ourselves into this is a small world, but the real value of the real beauty of life is getting out and exploring. What's out there? It is really interesting because when you think about it, and you hear you know all those stories from the olden days you hear that phrase over and over again that you can see who the pioneers are because they have the arrows in their back there the people. That went like we're going West like. We're going to the Pacific and you never heard from them again. Because they went out, they went into native American country, were they? Just you know had exposure because of the rocky winters in. Different thing all those different things, so you know it's really interesting to hear that things have flipped because most people they choose what they perceived to be this quote, unquote safe life so beyond what you've already shared his. You've already kind of shared a little overview of what that happens. It's going to a couple specifics on why we as human beings do this, and maybe we shouldn't. If you picture, there's a map on a table and somebody's got their head over the map and they're looking. Looking at this map and they see that is their entire world, and they think okay. This is what I know. This is what I'm comfortable with. This is where I feel safe, but in most people live their whole lives with that map zoomed in, but if somebody were to come up and go, hey, pull the map back. Pull your head back and you notice. The map is one hundred times bigger than you ever thought. And this happened to me in my own life I was born. To believe one thing and I live that way for over thirty years, and then all of a sudden I had a couple of life experience. I started traveling the world I got to go. I've been over sixty eight countries now. And with my travels every single time I went, there was so much reward. There's so much joy there was so much beauty and these other worlds that existed as like I got to see so many different parts of life and so many different cultures and every time I went. I learned other things I started to realize that all these things I was uncomfortable with once. I got to know them. The discomfort went away and it actually became a much stronger love, so I'll give you one example. I was in Egypt a couple years ago and a good. Good friend of mine hit, invited me to go with him, and he, visiting his family in Egypt, and I've always had this fear, just being honest of Islamic people and his family was there, and they had this beautiful Islamic about thirty of them I was when I first got, there was so uncomfortable, and then all the sudden I saw the love and the way they took me into his mom came up to me, and she said I've been worried about my son in the united. States for twenty years and having met one of his best friends. All my fears gone away. I can see he has he's beautiful France, and it creates his atmosphere that creates these experiences life experiences, where you just truly get to step out of your old map and look at this new form of it, and it's so much more bigger and so much more
"We eat a seriously astounding amount of pizza. Americans collectively eat three hundred fifty slices a second and one hundred acres a day more than five billion pizzas are sold around the world each year. It's a lot so we all eat it but are we all eating the same thing to get back to where we started with the donut. Pizza that is going to be haunting my dreams. Is there actually a standard definition of pizza? Oh No okay. The reason on laughing about that is because anytime I am asked i. I've become somewhat of an expert or authority on the history of pizza and anytime I mask. There's always someone who disagrees. With my definition Carol how Starsky is a history professor at the University of Denver and author of pizza a global history. So I WANNA be really careful about what I say here that this is my opinion as a food historian that I believe pizza is a yeast. It flat bread that has ingredients baked onto the crust dat is sort of the most basic definition of pizza. I don't get that specific Rice A-ok it has to be round or it has to be square or it has to be thin or thick or it has to have tomatoes and cheese on it. But here's the thing you ask to beat the experts definition of pizza you get two different definitions and I think that we need to kind of establish effect that pizza pizza until you put tomato sauce on it right because before that. It's a flat bread. I mean if not then you could argue that the Egyptians had pizza because had flat breads and that'd be absurd to say Francisco. Maguire is the head chef at modernist cuisine. They've already put out a five. Thome series called bread and now they're working on an equally exhaustive pizza book or books for which they have been doing a lot of research which sounds delicious although Francisco says. It's actually very exhausting to the tally. As of December. It's been two hundred pizzerias and it's just a number. That boggles the mind. Because I mean if we've been two hundred pizzeria fixture does at least five pizzas per pizzeria. And I don't want you to think that we eat the entire pizza. You have to pace yourself. It is a marathon of any pizza by the end of the day. You just want to like carrot or something vegetables something that feels a little bit better to your body to eat because there is such a thing as too much pizza. I'm convinced but I agree with Francisco that the definition of pizza is kind of a slippery thing. I call just any flat bread pizza. It's thirty year pizza. I'm from Mexico. I would say no but I thought about it because has sauce and it has cheese and it's a flat bread and cooked. You know an Camman which is very high heat so strictly defining it you could. You can see how. How some of these lines crossover each other. I think we can all agree that a Tortilla is not a pizza for starters. A TORTILLA is platte. But it's not really a flat bread. It doesn't have yeast but there are a lot of delicious Houston. Flat breads around the world. There's lava and pita and Lavazza non and those are just off the top of my head. Carol says there's archaeological evidence going back ten thousand years little instant pizza things. They were cakes of mashed grains baked on a hot stone and then topped with whatever was handy oil honey herbs or even more complex sources so a flat breads go back to the Neolithic the Dawn of agriculture and if they're yeast did flat breads in so many different cultures than pizza. Can't possibly be an Italian invention right. These are the kind of fighting words that will land you in court. Cynthia specifically the Court of Historical Review in San Francisco which is a fake court stopped by real judges. They've made some landmark rulings in their time on where the Martini was invented. And whether or not chicken soup is the Jewish Penicillin and in nineteen ninety one. The court gathered to debate. A serious question is pizza. Originally Italian or Chinese. The Chinese case was surprisingly strong prosecuted claim that pizzas descended from pink to which are rice flour cakes filled with sausage and spices. That were brought to at LE- by our old friend Marco Polo back in the twelve hundreds and then transformed with the use of local ingredients. Let the judge wasn't buying it even before Marco Polo made his way to the eastern back the attractions in what is now Italy around about one thousand BC. We're making little cakes at looked much more like pizza. The Italians won their day in
Marco Polo introduces premium version
"Turned to the nerds at Nerdwallet Dot Com so Marco Polo is a great way for people to connect with each other anytime of day. They don't have to be on a live session. Descent live video back and forth and it's become really popular right now during the pandemic and big question that philosophers Bortnik from Marco. Polo's always gotten is how you GonNa Make Money Valetta. Well she's GonNa tell us today because she is come up with a plan haven Lotte how you doing. I thank you so much for having me. I'm so excited. It's great to see you again. Tell us about what you what you've got in store Well as you mentioned. We've got a question quite a lot and we've been thinking about How WE'RE GONNA make sure there are businesses sustainable for awhile and we have so many mark. Appel of fans you know people who relying Marco Polo as the primary way of communicating sending us a Diaz over the years. And now we're ready to release releasing a new version Skull Marco plus. That's going to have a lot of those benefits The people who again rely on multiple as the primary way of communicating will really benefit from. So how much? What are the benefits? So the Christ. is still subject to change We're starting with five dollars a month with an annual subscription and there's a whole the benefits. I will say my favorite material ones be the first one as there is additional control for speeds so somebody who gets a lot of Mark Appel messages. There are some people who are very quick communication there people who tend to drag their message out a liberal longer. Now you can control how fast I can consume their Their polos great and other one. Is You know one of the beauties of our Kepala is that you can talk uninterrupted. But that's also mean somebody can talk uninterrupted which can make it for very long follow and before I'll have to remember what are all the questions. I asked me to make sure that I actually answered them We are releasing an option called sketchpads. So as a person talking announced to yourself so when it signed free to respond you'll remember to hit all those points. Those are just two of my favorites windows. This become effective. It's coming soon later. The swamp is the latest heard from the team. We're all on the edge of our seat waiting waiting for it to happen and fill me in. The last we spoke. What was it five weeks ago? Six weeks ago you had seen massive uptick of the APP and that was before the before all the crisis happened in the United States when everything got closed down. So what's been like since what's what's your been your March and April. Yeah so and Marsha think we're ended up staying sixteen x increase in sign up some three x increase in research which was just amazing to see. And what are the resemble excited about? What's coming out? Is that means that. All those people will get the benefit of this offering Sooner in their lights lifeline of ORCA. Follow Mexico Marco Polo. And then we're continuing to see great is. Were not just continue to see sign ups and engagement also folks who have been resurrecting coming back to the platform because they're seeing their more more of their friends and family are joining. The group is all sixteen nets in March April was able been like April continues to be really strong. And the part that's really exciting retention and the engagement numbers continued to be really really high. What's it been like running accompanied from? Home you clearly. You're not in the office today. Also our whole company has been remote since two thousand twelve since we've started so that was the one part of the business that didn't feel like that completely changed because everybody in fact was grateful. We have appreciations over week in one of the things that kept being appreciated was the work piece of. It doesn't feel indifferent. We still get up. Get dressed get a couple of Sierra Fan. We joined a call The big difference for me has been having kids at home in answer figuring out how to Juggle having kids all the homework that needs to happen making sure they're now just playing video games all day long thing doing that. While Riding Company has has definitely new challenge to replace the greatest thing for me about working home during the pandemic. Is that our day? Did I save of not driving? This is like only wasted time right. Yeah absolutely and environment is benefiting from that to. There's there's so much goodness from not having to great photo weather. Yes anyway. Valetta Nick for Marco Polo. Do we have a name for the premium? Version is at Marco Polo premium knockabout Plus Marco Polo plus debut in sometime in May right. Yeah
Comfort in Social Distancing with Lainey Lui and Duana Taha
"Are you doing okay? Well I'm exercising at home That has been my gym. Did an online workout today. So I did that this morning is I think we plan to try to maintain as much of a routine as possible. You know. Do feel like we're coming at this from a fortunate point of view because we work from home already. Yes I agree. I don't feel like I have to adjust that part of my life. It's more than I also am kind of focusing on making sure. My kids have consistency and schedule and staying engaged. So we've set up a family schedule for them that doesn't include like TV and screen time and their tablets but is a lot of like learning and playing. And I hope I'm hoping to make their own lunches every day and try to like some personal responsibility as well so I think scheduling helps communicating with. Everybody helps. Yeah. We're talking about talking about a lot of stuff and talking talking it out with our kids and they've been really really flexible and wonderful about everything which is really kind of been awesome. We're watching more movies. We watched e. We watch right now. My children are watching frozen to thank you. Disney plus for releasing that early. Because they're thrilled. And that keeps them busy while doing this. Podcast so they aren't barging in seconds. And then we're going to do you know. I think they have some good audio books. And some podcasts that they love and then plus. We have kind of some school stuff. We're going to do and we've been talking about like some activities like I bought some blank books and where everybody's going to write a book. Oh that's so cool. What a great idea. Well this it's all great right now in the idea phase. Let's see how if we execute it and get it done in my in my brain. I'm like sit and write drafts of our little books. Color them and but like truly my youngest had a little bit heading into meltdown territory. Just making her bed this morning so I'm a little bit like. How is this really going to go? I don't know yeah but you know we're just going to do the best we can. That's all we can do. That's all we can do. All we can ask for all that can happen right now. The most important thing is that we stay home. So that's what we're GONNA WE'RE GONNA. We're doing that well you know. I'm staying home really well. Yes same. I've been I've been going on long walks with Henry and with Bo not together. We don't separately because we don't walk them together and that's been really nice. I did I ran into some friends on our walk yesterday. We kept a six distance from each other. They were also with their baby. Was it was really nice to just even just nice to see them. Because you know we're not seeing many people. Yeah and I finally did that at home. Yoga I've been threatening to do for so long I did. I did yoga with Adrian. It was great as as advertise. What class did you do? I did a yoga for gratitude practice. Ooh Yet felt very you know on theme and yeah. It felt really good. I'm going to try to didn't do it yesterday. I did it Saturday night But I would like to try to do it every day every other day just tried. I want to try to move my body at some point. I'm looking into some online workouts. If people have suggestions online workouts or other online yoga classes or online dance classes like anything. I would love to hear them because I finally have enough room to actually work out in my in my home Which is which is great. So I've seen a lot of to hear people suggestions. A lot of fitness studios are offering classes online. Which is so cool. Yes so cool did you. I don't know if you saw this and this you know. We're recording this and actually think listeners. You might have time to catch this. The indigo girls are doing a online performance. Yes I did see that when she gets happening the day. This comes out yet six. Pm Eastern Yup. So look if you tune into that indigo girls concert. I'll be there watching with my kids already. Today was like on Thursday. We're going to be going to an integral show. They were like in-person. Everything's digital right now. I just love that. I think that's really fun. Way To come together. Dorey. I've also been Marco Polo ing like crazy. Oh you have with who the friend. I have kind of three main group chats going. My My high school friends my college friends and then my like local community mom friends. Oh Fun and that is keeping me like laughing. And I don't want to say keeping me sane because I I kind of hate that term. But yes making me feel more connected to people and especially because we're all experiencing you know. I have people who are closer to the virus than I am and it's really scary. It's kind of just keeping me feeling connected and in a community.
"marco polo" Discussed on When Last I Left
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"marco polo" Discussed on 2 Dudes and a Chick
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"marco polo" Discussed on 2 Dudes and a Chick
"I said I sent him was a picture of those cheesecake cookie when he was like. I'm I'm on my way of course like I'm like why even send me a picture of the cookies of you like I'm definitely cookies. Give Oh my God look i. Game Gave Him The Sandy's dad my brother he broke it down. He was like who isn't doughy Vanilla is delicious ingredients sweet but not too sweet the powder on top okay bro. He gave a detailed. I'm like he was noticing things I hadn't even noticed I was like oh I didn't know that like I. I just know they was delicious man. I'm excited about not. Just wait for us to go through the ninety s married for we talk about what we decide aside about. I'm excited about taking that share. I gotTa Say I'm excited bug the fresh Prince Tier. I don't know what the nineties experiences Mrs So it's just ninety spears everything nine just pop up museum so I guess I just been explaining it like the Human Huma Museum. Are you wear familiar with that though. Okay well it's just like are we in the city. It's an Oakland okay. Okay Jack London okay. L. Fine that's why I made the reservations in Emoryville for food going to Benny Hana's for food. PF changs to PF changs for Benny Hana's on that Thursday. We talked about. Thank you Bob. Dole that's why I just show up who that in the rundown that I take another day work. Yeah you didn't include that now. She got US going. Benny honner on a triple date. Relationships are not. It's funny because I said that I was like man. Anybody like on the outside looking in would be like Dang. Because it's three do's and three girls but then I'm like it's not even like that we all just the home as we all five out of the Dow soundbite Christian Christian and Olen. I don't know who those people do Monte Cristo Money Man gotTa say trap money we all say advocates dope that that my partners Jill will show podcast so you say we kill well but I would like to like like challenge that gelling of wellness okay. Because every time I've been around her friends that gelling of wellness this has resulted in me being axed like a thousand questions like I'm interrogated every time I've just come to the point where I'm like I'm ready you just come with your armor. It ain't even that I'm ready. Is this that like they. Don't WanNa know the answers. They just want to ask the questions. That's possibility you can be like was one plus one two. I don't care if it's too but like really was one plus one he'd be like Nah keep giving you the answer. The answer is not going to change. You just want to ask asks me a question You the man no avenue you say you know you demand that you gotta you gotTa live cinema. That's I could Komo boy. I can handle these daymond. I am a boy five. Just feel like Benny Hana's GonNa turn into so where Sandy Sandy can make it. Oh no they already knows he's not coming to make sense for come way out here I mean will they are becomingly. I wouldn't WanNa make sense. They're coming away out here but they are also like carpooling. Maybe I don't know if ash coming from worker. She's meeting up and getting in the car. O Two booked another Gig. I mean party talk talk about but you know what I mean. She booked another Gig. Congratulations thanks to be pretty nice. And he met his one day that I can't book something out for us. That's because people who do this normally like I really like every time I look up. It's like Oh we have another keep it. Well it's my birthday. Always sound what was what was she saying last week. We'll we was trying to say we would tell her that two to three weekends out of every month we act. We're doing some event. Something man she said like. That's not not abnormal. Like people do that all the time. We're like no like and then we ran. We did the rundown winter we were like in August. We did this. That.
"marco polo" Discussed on 2 Dudes and a Chick
"A lot of snacks and then hop darn over to Disneyland and I never really been to la like that when it was freezing like it was it was like uncomfortable freezing. It was cold by somebody was walking. I was like this is oh. This is southern California's in normally this code. I was like no. It's not. This is not normal for Mobile. This is not normal like it was freezing. She posted a picture last year yesterday. Around this time no same day. Two years ago the same day two years ago my kids had on short and I remember like our first shorts Christmas in the house by we literally like open up the doors and folks was like in the backyard because it was warm even when it rains it. Don't be like freezing using like it's freezing global warming or is it the end in the direction coming still not that he took it the three steps too far per usual. I want to say that global warming but the only problem is brands like California will go through like a three year drought route and then rain forever. No really the all confused and be like what is going into like November so meaning retain encode everywhere else in the world. You'd be like you'd be like Oh yelling you October here. So basically we're like spoil L.. Right we use I-I've never really raining. Yeah we do be having crazy drought right so we were cold but we survived. I feel like if you haven't is wrong me to fill. I haven't been Disneyland. You missed out on your childhood. Even though I don't like that every time somebody says they never been asked of an adult..
"marco polo" Discussed on 2 Dudes and a Chick
"Into character all the way to the end of the movie last minute. Exactly when I tell you we were just like well. First of all I was really upset because when we went over there so everybody they had like What's the do's name with the shield no captain? America spider man like everybody had a photographer taking pictures. We get so we'll conduct area ain't nobody nobody Nigga. I was like this. Who'd wacko playing to this? They'll make no sense breath but then at the end of the night. Mickey didn't have no photographer either and I was like okay. Fine I guess is okay. Put a car back in. Yeah I'm not going to go and complain because Mickey Ain't even gotTa photographers though. I guess is all right but it started snowing at one point during the one a little light shows it was just so much. Can we will say they they nighttime entertainment. So we didn't get to see fireworks Kabila's the weather was bad so they didn't do the fire but otherwise they nighttime entertainment frame. It be nice. Yeah the so we let me go back. We got there Friday. We really concerned brandon was concerned onto. He was like y'all just shouldn't even go. How Mike if we don't go now? We won't be able to go next year because the grapevine and down Thanksgiving Day they are they looking at looking at the grapevine. News let okay is may be open minded do all that. Don't go listen. I pray to the London Snow on the grapevine. He heard there was not a single droplets no on the road. It didn't rain. It was no traffic. We went right through no problems. All that traffic back alien not talking about that brand new waiting hours but there was no there. There was no on the mountains. Yes but Rape Vine driving through the grapevine is seeing snow on the mountains is beautiful it was. I never never seen that. I've seen the quiz so beautiful like 'cause it was just like winter wonderland on the road on on the mountain. It was really beautiful So we get there But our hotel is way in Anaheim so we were like actually was in Santa Ana we were just like okay. Let's just because we wanted to. We have reservation dinner in Hollywood so we got we got dressed in the parking garage mapquest. Not once no we did. We knew what we were. We knew we wanted to just hang out in. LA in Hollywood. I I but we knew we didn't want to drive away at a hotel to drive back Global Satan close to. Yeah so we just got. We just got dressed in the car and the Garage Raj and we just walked the Strip for a second and then we went to the Museum of illusions so much fun just taking pictures offers and being silly finding that we had dinner at Barton. Jeez I never heard of that place where it's like a really over priced restaurant But they is more of an experience. I guess 'cause all of their serving dishes all their servings are just like over the top so somebody orders. I like a steak. It'll come with a fork this big and then like a play. We Order Popcorn shrimp so it came like a little miniature popcorn machine popcorn and then popcorn porn shrimp get stuff like that. And then the desert that they had was that Maria Antoinette big head with a big a cotton candy with her hair and stuff. It's just stuff like that. I know pitches. We did go show me now. I know I was just thinking but there are issues like that overpriced drink was like twenty five dollars for cocktails streak. That is not my type of place it in the Fullwood Oh it was. It was all right. You praying for the production paying for the production so then after that we went wall we'd ain't got auto yet. We have to stop at downtown Disney. Because they had to go shopping at the Disney stores and stuff like that before. I like downtown Disney. I've never even been downtown in Disney or is literally shops percents. Food places never connects the Disneyland Hotel with the Disneyland theme parks. Yeah but it's like shops send food places and just I feel like Disney does a really good job with construction Man I've just just hours said that I was like man I want engineers. I was like if he envisioned this park. Did he always vision of like adding orn to it. I'm pretty sure he did. He was like I want the best of the best. Like if you can't give me the best and if you can't have it like this no I know that but I'm saying 'cause the Disneyland really really is not that big is not it. Feels like is Norman. You will be like I need three days in La how well. Oh you know what this time that I went in in the summer I for the first time I if felt small and I was like man man like am I that far away from my childhood at this place no longer feels big anymore like like if felt small but it also so like I said they will shut off an area the park to build a new. Whatever you will never know like they're really good at Shut down the castle for a second to Remodel it we didn't so we were so that was Friday Friday and then we went to the hotel and whatever the we gotta grab breakfast. He's nobody no kids. It was just a different experience. Worry about feeding nobody but ourselves. This show I vacation which you'll girls right the Ryan and Ashley are never been on advocation. But it's been for a Bachelorette party are like a reason for a girl that you gotta folk. Yeah not just because like you went with when you went this summer was like it was almost like half work for you. It was Bachelorette parties both times. I went out to spend this the first time. Yeah just go not tripping about nothing we get to the park STARLA. We start at California adventure so I did discover the best rugby closer. I've ever been on. Is that the one at the boardwalk. Incredible that roller coaster was so much fun. Seriously it is it is better than the one. We went down to Florida now roller coaster. But it's better talking about he. Talking about the Avatar is better than Avatar avatars on roller what. If you had to appear is a better than average talk I'm GonNa ride incredible again. If between the two ooh okay give money it first of all. It's like the width of the whole park. You think about it go from one end to another but it was a smoothest Sorolla Costa. I've ever been on a whole bunch of bumps humps turnaround speed. It was just so much I go so fast and I wrote it. When he was out there they goes very fast? I was hiding out. I'm saying like recently. Did he right. That's like that was like that was was literally that right and tower tear with only zero zero to two things and say yeah but that was why we went to the line for too long. Yes because like you said with the Max pass is like you get on the ride liquid and then it's like you gotta come out rate you got. Yeah yeah because they're like hours apart unless sold in. Yeah so we just in between we wanna like the swings and just like little rise that the wait wasn't long but let me tell you that incredible rise so they have a they kind of have a right like the Avatar right there. Is that flight thing he. That's at Disneyland California Adventure. It's like where you sit in and then it goes in the you're flying through the world nodding signing it on their own. What's Kinda cool? It was Avatar Ish Pandora Ish but that incredible right and galaxy was amazing. Incredible and we ate a lot of snacks and then hop darn over to Disneyland and I never really been to la like that when it was freezing like it was it was like uncomfortable freezing. It was cold by somebody was walking. I was like.
Admiral James Stavridis The Voyage of Character
"We're honored to have our guest today. US Navy Admiral James Stavridis he's the former Supreme Allied Command under obviously US Navy Admiral is currently operating executive at the Carlisle Group. Admiral Stavridis thank you so much for being with us what a pleasure to be in Texas with you and our Co host today is once again the Colonel Matt Amazon who's Director of the Military Service Initiative here at the Bush Center Matt thanks for doing this again Andrew thanks for being here Admiral thank you for bringing the cool weather Dallas yeah one hundred degrees pretty much the got here now it's beautiful exactly end last night I was greeted with the fire works for the biggest lightning storms have seen which delayed my flight for almost five hours so never let it be said that I didn't fight my way through thunder in lightning to get to the Bush Center. Well we can't thank you enough we know you're busy and we we're thrilled to have you here so we wanted to start with something a little and we heard that you are a lover of Fountain pens and old maps is that is that true it is and I think it's interesting too speculate on why those two interests emerge it's going to be the next question okay fine so a one is I loved right I've written now nine books my new book sailing true North comes out next week and I am also someone who loves reading and anything that touches Writers is is important so yeah I have four hundred fountain pens believe it or not wow yeah it's it's a gentle madness and some of them are a little on the pricey side but some of them I find in flea markets antiquarian stores I can restore pens nice kind of hobby and when I pick up a fountain pen and I think that it's from the nineteen twenty s or nineteen thirties and I think of all the writers who have had l. debt pen and what they wrote and I kind of ruminate on all that so yes I love fountain pens I think maps are probably more obvious because of spending so much my life at sea and if if you really look at a map of the world of course seventy percent is water and I spent nine a half years on the deep ocean if you add it all up day for day out of sight of land so for me maps in that to quote Tennyson that untravelled world whose margin fades forever forever when you move has always intrigued me so I have maps the earliest I have in my collection is from the very early fifteen hundreds it's a map of Marco Polo's travels Oh wow and I also have maps and charts for your listeners the difference between a map and a chart is map is land chart is the see I have both maps and charts and I have many of the short what's that I use to navigate on over my years at sea from the Persian Gulf from the Mediterranean from the Caribbean With a pencil line sketchy on them and I also have a lot of maps from Afghanistan from my time as supreme allied commander in NATO every time I would go there the staff would prepare a very detailed map of where we were going and I would mark that up as we went around I have a map of the of Libya from the Libyan campaign in two thousand eleven showing many of the strikes we conducted so it's an interesting collection might pens in my maps I'll conclude however by saying that your research missed that being I collect the most man and it's books I have five thousand books which much to my beautiful wife Laura's uttered may who's sitting here with us indeed a military family where you move every two to three years so you are unpacking packing and boxing and shelving five five thousand books I got some work to do there Sir I'd love to hear your thoughts on when you say maps and charts and you were provided maps Afghanistan and things like that but sometimes the the difference between what a map in front of you displays in the actual ground truth an example being I think in in Jordan they call the northeastern portion that border Winston's hiccup when he was drawing the border so your observations over time of how maps can be represent unitive of ground truth or otherwise specifically in Afghanistan as well I think generally it is otherwise a map is so sterile in the end it can't can vader you events on the ground and I'll give you a very practical example these days I do a lot of talks where I speak about variety of international subjects and when I talk about his Ukraine and I'll start by showing a map of Ukraine and you know it's a kind of an interesting country it's on the Black Sea of course there's this dangling chunk of it hangs down like a like a pouch of rice that is Crimea and you can look at that and think man okay it's a little peninsula that juts into the Black Sea you cannot imagine the war's over two millennia the fighting over Crimea the negotiation of the treaty there you mentioned Winston Churchill a moment ago the end of the Second World War effectively conducted there in the palace it's it can't convey anything so what I will do for an audience is I'll show a map of Ukraine and Crimea and I'll say here's Ukraine it was invaded by Russia Crimea was annexed by Russia and I'll say but let me show you what Ukraine looks like today click and the next slide is a quad of combat it's destroyed buildings its artillery piece is it's it's four brutal photographs and I'll say to the audience that's what Crimea looks like that's what Ukraine looks like it's a war fifteen thousand people Villeda died there so to your point leaders statesmen diplomats military officers must refrain from allowing the sterility of a map and the simple act of gliding your pencil across it to think that you've solved the problem because you had I've not so admiral I want to start by talking about your book which Time magazine recently named a must read for October sailing true north ten admirals and the voyage of character I meant when I when I sat down to read it I wasn't expecting to have a book that I was going to personally be able to you take the lessons from and apply them to my career I thought it'd be learning about learning some history and learning about the the voyage of the fares and this is actually thing that I can apply to in my daily life did you know that was going to be the end result when you sat down to write the book I certainly hoped it would and the guide post in my mind was an ancient book plutarch's lives which is written by Roman about leading figures in Roman society and he hoped that by doing that he would illuminate lessons of character which readers could apply to their own lives I think at minimum level of entry it is a book of history you meet these ten interesting historical admirals going back two thousand years each one is a chapter but as you know having having read the book the power of it is seen how they confronted the inner challenges so you know we are awash in books of leadership leadership is the influence we exert over others character uh is how we lead ourselves that inner voyage which I would argue as vastly more difficult than the simple act motivating groups people in the idea of the book is to have some case studies that readers can say you know I face that kind of challenge in how did that seafaring admiral respond to it and then draw some lessons and they're both good and bad lessons in the
How Rare Are All-Black Chickens?
"It's not often that you look at an animal and think I bet all the goth kids wish they had a chicken like that meet the IM to money the Peter Murphy or Robert Smith Smith or Lydia dates or darth vader chickens. Pick your pop culture reference. All visible parts of this chickens exterior feathers beak tongue comb and talents are black back and it would seem as if darkness should end there but not so it's inky exterior is just a teaser darkness within it turns out the bones organs begins and muscles of the IMG are all black as well which in addition to their rarity explains why these birds are so popular amongst chicken aficionados. They're also dubbed the Lamborghini of poultry because the going price for these guys can range between two hundred dollars for a single egg layer hen and five thousand dollars for a full grown mating pair her native to the Indonesian island of Java. Im Toumani has been used in rituals and kept status pets by the elite for centuries. They were thought thought to have black enchanted blood. The lift curses or heal ailments strangely enough. The blood is one of the only obviously normally pigmented things about these birds aside from there cream colored eggs but when you look at an im money the superstitions around. It's being magical seemed completely rational because this chicken is gorgeous gorgeous in the sunlight. Their plumage matt black like a charcoal briquet. It's cured dozens like a Hubble telescope rendering of Nebula in deep space like looking into the most hypnotic not all covered pedal in the mall parking lot. These chickens are complete knockouts but why what could possibly cause a chicken's flesh and bones to appear to have been pickled in India ink it turns out I am to money is the world's most extreme example of a condition called dermal hyper pigmentation or fiber melanomas three other chicken varieties have this condition to varying degrees the silky Bam tim the Vietnamese Kung and the Swedish sport Kuna and I couldn't find pronunciations on those last two. I hope I didn't butcher them too. Terribly research published in two thousand eleven revealed this genetic condition causes strange behavior in chicken in embryos precursors to Melanin sites which are the cells that produce the pigment Melanin pigment that gives our human hair eyes and skin dark color usually the precursors to Mona sites in chicken embryos wind up in just the skin and eyes of the developing birds but in chickens with fiber melanomas those precursors travel throughout all the tissues of the embryo and what's more they don't shut down the usual stage instead they continue to multiply by creating way more Melania sites than usual which leads to the hyperinflation that we see in these birds once they hatch strangely enough scientists believed the mutation that leads to fiber melanomas and chickens is so unusual that it most likely happened only once in a single bird that lived thousands of years ago. No one knows how gene transfer I the globe from one jet black bird but Marco Polo wrote in twelve ninety eight about black boned chickens while he was traveling in Asia so the gene probably made its way around the world via trade routes interestingly even though the flesh I am. Toumani looks strange. It reportedly tastes just like chicken.
"marco polo" Discussed on The Tech Blog Writer Podcast - Inspired Tech Startup Stories
"We onboard also new players that are coming into this picture. But of course. We also competitor. So and we have our own strategies. So they may align or they may be less allies. So we have to find the right balance between competition and collaboration at three essential by experienced throughout the years with things like the tease out the boundary has shifted between three new to Whittier avenue technologies or have shifted between collaborative and competitive space. The Marco Polo platform as Dave was alluding to his before is relatively unique in its approach. The fact that it's has modular approach, for example, allowing for multiple apps these at the same time, he's beauty. But it's also a challenge you need to prioritize developments you cannot do everything at the same time. But then all participants do not necessarily have all the same priorities. And I think we're all impatient. To see our production start. I so that's a difficulty in our to challenge on the other hand. The beauties one you start building. Some of these things are a lot of common points to different applications. So developments will likely accelerate ons. You have the first production that has that has started has that's ready. So besides technical and functionalities aspects very important things in the project is to fix the governance of such a network. It's something we are collectively or working out. Now, you come to the too early. But also not too late in the state because there are even more members of that that are joining. But then of number of applications and members do network is reading Portland, so you need to own boredom and organiz orderly fashion. So governor is really important. It's important to challenging aspects of all initiatives Marco Polo, definitely as well because of its complexity in its in its vitam vision you read to determine priorities voting rights decisions on the aboard in new members. And when the what what about you partnerships and all types of decision that have to be taken. The governor should also be allowed to evolve as we are in dynamic and job environment. So it needs to be adapted to on a regular basis tying silent. So as we look to the future as well. I mean, what are the key milestones in twenty nine thousand nine? And why are you looking forward to in the coming years? So I think in two thousand nine hundred Phan that west clearly we're looking to go live and build out some of these existing Dale tape projects. We've spoken a lot today about Marco Polo develop by trade. I XE really focused initially on some of these I've been account products. But today's points, it's gonna much Baroda vision. In terms of what it wants to be at the voltron which way looking to live with at the end of this year. Allen band payrolls involved in that one. And that's another Bank consortium looking at documentary tried for letters of credit this lend a com, which is a financial developed solution looking at line syndications..
"marco polo" Discussed on The Tech Blog Writer Podcast - Inspired Tech Startup Stories
"Networks from day one without any additional integration work. And lastly on the technology front is we are focused on standards and interoperability with other court of non-core networks. So actually Marco Polo was the founding or the spark of an initiative called the universal trade. Network which is now an industry wide initiative involving industry bodies, many, many different banks, many, many different consortiums and other standards bodies who are creating standards with an eye on true interoperability outside of Korda, an even outside of distributive ledger base networks, and I think that that focus on the future and the focus on on doing things for the good doing technology things for the good of the overall industry is also something that's unique about Marco Polo. The next thing is is we do have a truly global focus and some say, look, you know, you have to start small you have to start in wondrous diction, it's too hard to conquer the world all at once to them. I say we're focused on border trade so really from day one. We have to build with the assumption that our Bank members in their corporate clients are going to want to do trade across borders, and that we should have his little restrictions on our ability to support that cross-border trade is possible. So we have. Banks and North America and western Europe, and Asia-Pacific reason on we just have our first Latin American Bank, and and as such we have to focus on on a truly global cross border network. And a lot of the other initiatives are really sort of very focused on, you know, say a specific regions or specific geographies, and I think that limits thereby ability commercially, the last few things would be one or actually it would be we truly do have an ambitious scope. And again, this is something that some may say, well, look, you know, we we sort of have to crawl walk run. I'm really focused on the deployment of a single application, not not necessarily a general purpose network and platform, I can support all manner of different trade working capital solutions, which is the case for Marco Polo. And the reason we made that decision is because we're we're not really in the business of recreating a. Products at RDA exist. We want to generally create something that's new and it's never been done before. And that really does push the limits and gets us outright on the barrier of the bleeding edge. And that that makes our scope Marion vicious in that Marco Polo is not just a single destination application for a single product. But rather it's a platform that allows you to run and developed many different absence solutions and the end of that the state event is is that a corporate a Bank another industry. Participants. You come to Marco Polo network in really fine. A solution that works for them based on their existing business problem, if they need working capital financing, offering payables.
"marco polo" Discussed on I Am Rapaport
"I'll be the fucking bulldog to go get him to try to give this song. It's do because I think it's a beautiful so much needed. And you know, it's it's the rare boom bap sentimental, boom. Bap smacker on. So thank Marco Polo mass. As I appreciate you. When me good luck everybody you should download cop. Motherfucking a Brooklyn story, the spelling of Brooklyn, that's ace's idea. We spelled it the original Dutch way because it was I didn't know this once again that it was named after a Dutch city. And so it had spelling you said I wanted to use this spelling I was like, no one's gonna know. What that is. And now, I think it's the dope shit ever and shout out the Smith and Wesson where we didn't even mentioned are on records foods. All right, cool. Thank you. Was I I I I don't I told you I told you was good. I wanna thank mass as people check the whole album out of Brooklyn story. I want to think more for polo. Thank you Rockin with the best Iran port stereo pockets. What more can I do what more can I do? What more can I give? Miles. Take us out of here with something dope from that new mass. As Marco Polo record of Brooklyn, boy, this is the poor stereo pockets. Done. Beyond this man fan. Quarterback in the promised land. I was fit to be leading teams. Let me break down and explain. But I came into jeez. When I came in trying to get my name. That claims with famous. Chains change. The three paper with the face of impresses still got it. Wait for. Escape with no state. Lifetime that might sign a million. Lifelock. A right truly white wine. In front of men. How many shits competitive, and you bet you better give k let him live. Playing full..
Harvey Weinstein, Harassment and Abc discussed on 24 Hour News
"Way home wins news time eight thirty four president trump is blasting the publication of questions that special counsel robert muller reportedly wants to ask him the new york times has those questions were compiled by mr trump's lawyers and provided to the times by a person outside mr trump's legal team correspondent saga megani is at the white house tonight the president says he'd so disgraceful after the new york times published nearly four dozen questions a special counsel's office gave his lawyers the president tweets there were no questions on collusion but the list does appear to indicate investigators are looking into possible collusion with questions about russian meddling and whether the trump campaign coordinated at all with moscow many of the questions focus on the obstruction of justice issue including the president's motives for firing fbi chief jim komi the president tweets it would seem very hard to obstruct justice for a crime that never happens and deputy attorney general rod rosenstein lashed out at republican allies of president trump who have drafted articles of impeachment against him saying the justice department won't be extorted or given to threats wins news time eight thirty five actress ashley judd is speaking out about the lawsuit she filed against harvey weinstein she told abc's good morning america that she wants weinstein held accountable for ruining her career i lost career opportunity i lost money i lost status and prestige and power in my career as a direct result of having been sexually harassed and rebuffing the sexual harassment weinstein's representatives says in a statement that the movie mogul championed ashley judd's worked in not defame her and plans a vigorous defense against her claims and weinstein is facing second lawsuit from a producer who says he sexually assaulted her on numerous occasions alexandra canosa is a producer of net flexes marco polo weinstein has previously denied any non consensual contact wins news time eight thirty six if you have plans to fly soon you probably have a list of things you dread on a plane a new survey concentrates on plane etiquette or lack thereof correspondent cheri preston has more power complaints in this order the kickers the stinkers the look the other way as the space hogs and the.
"marco polo" Discussed on Historical Figures
"That is another subject where we have to separate fact from fiction some people claim that when marco was traveling with his father niccolo nikola would call out marco and marco would respond polo however there's no evidence that in fact that explanation certainly seems like it was made up conveniently to explain the game the game does date back to the seventeen hundreds but it is just a variation of blind man's bluff and as for why participants call out marco and polo who knows maybe you're just sounds good or maybe it was because he was known as an explore and the person who's it is going through unknown water discovering something new on that case the game could very well have been named after the portuguese explorer vasco de gama basco the gon na except marco polo came centuries before degaulle my so he gets credit for being first another piece of marco polo's legacy a more substantial one his cartography the making of maps i'm thinking in particular of the froth morrogh map of fourteen 53 this was a map of the world as it was understood to be in fourteen 53 by the italian cartographer from morrow the from morrogh map which depicts europe asia and africa as well as the indian and atlantic oceans is strikingly accurate over five hundred years later when nasa took a photo from space and compared it to the map they called the results stunning and what does this have to do with marco polo will according to reports from morrogh used polos book as his source for knowledge particularly about areas in east asia and the map was an important milestone cartography because it marked the end of bible base geography and tried to present factual details without regard to political or religious beliefs so marco polo may have contributed to this new way of thinking or at least played a role in inspiring it which leads us to the final part of marco polo's legacy inspiration.
"marco polo" Discussed on Historical Figures
"Followed marco polo's journeys across asia from iraq to china and then back via sumatra india and sri lanka it was a six thousand mile trip and used marco polo's book as his guide he was convinced of the essential truthfulness of the book because the geographic information is right and where did marco polo get that if he didn't travel that same wrote so you're saying the book well it contains tall tales is true i am unfortunately many of polos countrymen were not so sure in italy marco polo's book was called ill miliana the million because the italians believed it contains a million tall tales a million their numbers are as far off as marco polo's yes and ironically after publishing his book of extraordinary adventures he would go on to live in ordinary life marco polo was released from prison in twelve ninety nine after the conclusion of the second venetian general he's war his memoir was released the next year it would be printed french italian and latin and became a popular read in europe and it would make marco polo as celebrity but the twist as that few readers believe the book to be true so marco's notoriety came from people admiring what they considered to be his bold and imaginative lies consequently marco moved on with his life in 1300 the same year the book came out marco polo got married and his father niccolo passed away marco was 46 years old he and his wife donata had three daughters in quick succession than tina bella and murata.
"marco polo" Discussed on Historical Figures
"Did he even go to china really what was the basis of that theory who she wanted to know if this was supposed to be a comprehensive travelogue why didn't marco polo ever mentioned tea or chopsticks or even the great wall of china uh well not only mention it why didn't you bring it up who knows maybe t didn't seem so fascinating to him maybe the venetians couldn't master chopsticks and eight with their fingers instead of using chopsticks and as for the great wall of china it wasn't built up to the form that we know it until the ming dynasty that was a century after marco polo visited uh assi just because he left something out doesn't mean he wasn't there but it seems like they are still some doubt that he actually visited not in my mind look at all the things he got right describing the abundant silks and spices of china noting how they used black stones that burned better than would aka coal talking about their paper money giving details about china's trade with india and other parts of asia will not to mention he brought pasta an ice cream back to italy actually that's not true that's another meth sorry but for the actual travel the details are fundamentally accurate he knew that lapis lazuli could be found in the but action region of afghanistan he knew about the nutmeg an aromatic roots of java he knew that people in sri lanka made did joy juice from the fermented sap of palm trees and it wasn't like that georgia's was sold anywhere in europe but you don't have to take my word for it about twenty years ago a writer for national geographic magazine.
"marco polo" Discussed on Historical Figures
"Second roost to kelo was writing it down if point one is that the narrator might be unreliable point two is that the recorder might be unreliable to and finally as we noted the book spread far and wide spawning many different versions varying in length and breadth you can almost think of it is a literary version of the old telephone game you know when kid stand in a line and each person repeats is sentenced to the person next to them by the time we get to the end it often bears no resemblance to what was said at the beginning so given all that we really need to examine the travels of marco polo and fess up to its shortcomings for starters it certainly contains errors for example in describing two of the cities of china marco polo says hong joe has 12000 bridges and the smaller city of suzhou had six thousand bridges of its own a later count more accurate count found that hung joe and its suburbs contained less than four hundred bridges and there were less than three hundred ensued joe which leads us right into the next concession the book contains exaggerations and nowhere is that more clear then when marco is giving his account of coup black con he starts by calling kubo icons palace the greatest that ever was seen which was arguably true but then he claims the hall in the palace could hold six thousand diners and the wall around the palace was four miles long obvious exaggerations it really gets out of hand when marco starts describing kubo icons hunting party according to polo there were twenty thousand doghandlers and ten thousand falconers apparently when kubo icon went on a hunt his hunting party was the size of the crowd at a green bay packers game not to mention twenty thousand dogs and ten thousand birds clearly marco had a thing for at large numbers.
"marco polo" Discussed on Historical Figures
"The departed from the coast of china to travel by sea but it was a harrowing journey they ran into storms and battled illness when the trip began the passengers and crew numbered several hundred by the time they reach their destination the port of horror moose in persia only eighteen people had survived fortunately one of them was the princess and three others were the polos the princess was delivered to her persian fiance and the couple were married meanwhile the polos continued on their way when there was another setback in turkey where genoese officials confiscated three quarters of the families wealth still the paulos kept going until finally over two years after leaving china they arrived back in venice it was twelve ninety five and after 24 years away from the canals the polls were home but it was not quite the home they remembered understandably after being away for so long there was going to be an adjustment period marco had left as a 17yearold he was now almost forty one he had to get used to the language his old friends and acquaintances the way of life that was so different from what he was accustomed to he felt more comfortable in the court of kubilay con than walking through his hometown there was also the matter of a war as is so often the case the republic of venice was at war with their rival city genoa rival cities yes like athens and sparta an ancient greece sore boston versus new york when the red sox play the yankees exactly a venice engine no had been battling for dominance of the mediterranean sea starting in the middle of the 13th century this was the second of what would be four wars between the two republics over one hundred and twentyfive years and twelve 94 a fleet from venice was destroyed by a force gathered from gin noah's eastern colonies and in 12 95 war was officially declared as a proud venetian end man of honour marco polo joined the fight he commanded a ship and led his sailors into battle but this war would favor the other side an marco polo was not the warrior that his friends the cons where marco was captured and thrown in a genoa prison.
"marco polo" Discussed on Historical Figures
"After obtaining the favour of coup bly con the paulos had unparalleled access to his empire although they had only planned to stay for a few years the polos would end up being there for over two decades marco would learn foreign languages and travel widely throughout the region khan eventually employed marco as a special envoy and sent him to areas never before explored by europeans including burma india and tibet marco was fascinated by india and later he would write an extensive report about india's hindu customs but his first love was china or as he called it could tie as an intimate of the emperor marco was appointed to jobs of greater and greater significance in the region he served as the governor of a chinese city he worked as an official of the privy council at one point he was even the tax inspector at young joe the city in southwestern china the always carried a stamped metal packet from khan himself to establish his credentials and guarantee his safety if there is one thing that comes through in marco polo's later writings it is his find nece for china long passages reveal his fascination with the culture the people and its geography he would document the country's riches in silken spices and he would enthusiastically describe its ways in traditions still after years in china marco longed to return to his homeland but it wasn't so easy is just packing up and going home kubo icon had grown fond of the paulos and didn't want them to leave and when kubilay khandan want you to leave in you didn't leave the polos bite of their time until an opportunity arose and eventually it did a mongol princess was going to be married to a prince in persia could kubo icon allow the polos niccolo macphail and marco to escort the princess to her wedding and persia and then return home to venice reluctantly the leader agreed in twelve ninety two the paulos left for persia which was in modern day iran.
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"If that seems absurdly long it is the election of pope gregory the 10th came after the longest people conclave ever that's the most time the roman catholic church has ever gone without a pope right doesn't it usually take about a week well the average is about thirty five days but the last several popes have been elected in about three but back to the story the polos when dennis much longer than anticipated which gave marco polo the perfect opportunity to bond with his longlost father men while the election of pope gregory the 10th may have been great for marco it was not so great for niccolo right gregory received the polos and was presented with a letter from kubo icon unfortunately pope gregory did not want to send one hundred priests to china germany was willing send eighty fifty 25 two to friars wolfowitz it to friars wouldn't kuebler icon be offended by then it gets worse the friars became spooked early in the journey and ran off but niccolo and buffet o persisted on and they did have a new travelling companion who had stick with them all the way to the court of coup bly con now 17yearold marco polo that family bonding time paid off most believe they travelled along the northern silk road but it is possible they may have taken the southern route and although we can't be sure of the exact path one thing we can be sure of is that young marco had a special affinity for travelling as he later described crossing the gobi desert.
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"Hi i'm vanessa richardson and i'm carter roy welcome to historical figures formerly known as remarkable lives tragic deaths every wednesday we discuss a different persons lasting historical impact unique personality and impression on the world around them art audio biographies cover big lives but we like to focus on little known facts today will be diving into the life of famous merchant traveler marco polo if you want to listen to any previous episodes of historical figures you can find them on apple podcast tune in google play stitcher spotify or your favorite podcast directory don't forget to subscribe it because a new episode comes out every wednesday you have probably heard the name marco polo i heard it this summer at the pool marco polo known but who is this man you may have a vague notion the italian explorer who went to china he wrote a popular book about his world travels but what are the details of his life and just as importantly what is true and what isn't because that is a big questions surrounding him in fact when i think about the life of marco polo i am reminded of the movie the man who shot liberty valance yes with jimmy stewart and john wayne in the film jimmy stewart takes credit for shooting the notorius criminal liberty balance even though john wayne was the man who actually did it and john wayne let's jimmy stewart's character get away with it later in the film actor jimmy stewart has ridden his false belief to fame and great success.
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