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Victoria’s great Cnut

18 October 2021

12:48 PM

18 October 2021

12:48 PM

According to Henry of Huntingdon when Cnut the Great was King of England, Denmark and Norway he had his throne set upon the shore and commanded the tide not to rise upon his land. 

A modern take on Cnut’s doomed undertaking is found in the only iron rule of economics: Stein’s Law.

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