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Napoleon and the Rabbits

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posted on Dec, 23 2015 @ 11:59 AM
Napoleon was a fearsome strategist and brilliant general who voted himself in as the Dictator Emperor of France. He swept the old ways out of France and generated great national projects like road-building, secular schooling and even instilled a meritocracy in Government. Yes dammit, he made progress and employment more of an ability-thing rather than a who's your family type of thing. For the first time in Europe, 'Jacques Bernard' could get a fair deal and work his way up.

Such was his modesty, he couldn't allow an old man like the Catholic Pope to place the crown of France upon his lightly-haired head - sacre bleu non! He placed the crown upon his own head!

Many think his greatest routing was at Waterloo at the hands of Wellington's superior judgement and forces. This isn't quite so as the Emperor was forced to retreat and flee for his life in 1807.


The rabbits had softened him up and made him weak and disoriented...ready for defeat at the hands of the Mighty British.

posted on Dec, 23 2015 @ 12:05 PM
He also liked to put the equivalent of "water wings" on himself and splash around in the fountains of Versailles, having mock naval battles in the pools with his generals. He was always the winner, of course.

posted on Dec, 23 2015 @ 12:06 PM
It may prove to be a powerful analogy: The meekest of animals when faced with overwhelming odds unite to defeat a common enemy.

posted on Dec, 23 2015 @ 12:31 PM
a reply to: Kandinsky

During the crowning ceremony, it was very good, grabbing the crown and placing it on his head.
Huge Symbol ! and middle finger to the Vatican.

As for the mighty English, they won by buying out the Prussian and the Russian :p
They are even speeches on how the Rothschild got their money by spreading false rumors of the English defeat of Waterloo, crashing the market, buying everything and then when the news of victory came, price went up

Still, a small boy born in Corsica, grew up to be quite a nuisance for the rest of the world.

Nice story about the rabbits though

posted on Dec, 23 2015 @ 12:36 PM
The article concludes the reason the rabbits attacked was they thought they were getting fed?

They were getting slaughtered, the knot they formed before they rushed their executioners lends me to think differently.

Call it spiritual, whatever. Ever hear the tale of Napoleon entering the great pyramid and the fright he apparently received within its dark chambers? He supposedly came out pale and terrified but when asked what was wrong refused to answer and warned not to be asked again.

posted on Dec, 23 2015 @ 12:41 PM
a reply to: Gogore

As for the mighty English, they won by buying out the Prussian and the Russian

I don't think there where Prussians and Russians in Admiral Horatio Nelsons Royal Navel Battle Fleet, that smashed Napoleons Navy time and time again.

posted on Dec, 23 2015 @ 12:47 PM
a reply to: alldaylong

The supremacy of the British fleet at that time (before and after) is indisputable !

posted on Dec, 23 2015 @ 01:11 PM

posted on Dec, 23 2015 @ 02:37 PM
a reply to: uktorah

That's exactly what I was thinking of!

a reply to: Kandinsky

What a great story, that's hilarious. We should have a thread on animals who thwarted historic greats. There is a story about the Picts and how they retreated from the Romans over night, lulling the Romans into a false sense of security. The next morning the Picts attacked early, knowing full well that the Romans wouldn't have slept a wink and would have been eaten alive by the midges.
And so the Romans were slain.

posted on Dec, 23 2015 @ 02:44 PM
a reply to: Kandinsky

Too bad Napoleon didn't have the Holy Hand Grenade. If him and his French cohorts weren't so busy telling the English they already had a Grail, maybe they would have shared.

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