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Old 08-08-2014, 01:54 PM   #191
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Arrow Media Frenzy Ritual


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Diana's death was met with extraordinary public expressions of grief, and her funeral at Westminster Abbey on 6 September drew an estimated 3 million mourners and onlookers in London, and worldwide television coverage watched by 2.5 billion people.. It was aired to 200 countries in 44 languages..During the 4 weeks following her funeral, the suicide rate in England and Wales rose by 17% and cases of deliberate self-harm by 44.3% compared with the average for that period in the 4 previous years. Researchers suggest that this was caused by the "identification" effect, as the greatest increase in suicides was by people most similar to Diana: women aged 25 to 44, whose suicide rate increased by over 45%..A permanent memorial, the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain, was opened by the Queen in Hyde Park in London on 6 July 2004...After her death, the actor Kevin Costner, who had been introduced to Diana by her former sister-in-law, Sarah, Duchess of York, claimed he had been in negotiations with her to co-star in a sequel to the thriller The Bodyguard, which starred Costner and Whitney Houston...In June 2007 the Channel 4 documentary Diana: The Witnesses in the Tunnel claimed that the first person to touch Diana was Dr Maillez (One who makes chainmail) , who chanced upon the scene.. He reported that Diana had no visible injuries but was in shock and he supplied her with oxygen..The Fiat Uno was a supermini car produced by the Italian manufacturer Fiat. The Uno was launched in 1983 and built in its homeland until 1995, with production still taking place in other countries for some years, with the final Uno built in Brazil in 2013..

With approximately 8,800,000 built, it's the 8th most produced automobile platform in history, after the Volkswagen Beetle, Ford Model T, Lada Riva, 1965-70 GM B platform, 1981–97 GM J platform, 1961-64 GM B platform, and 1977-90 GM B platform.. Diana's death helped BBC News officials realise how important online news services were becoming, and a full online news service was launched on 4 November (4x11 = 44) that year..Roman politicians devised a plan in 140 B.C. to win the votes of these new citizens: giving out cheap food and entertainment, "bread and circuses", would be the most effective way to rise to phower...The Little White Car, is a novel by British author Dan Rhodes, published under the pen name Danuta de Rhodes in 2004 (2x4) by Canongate and has been translated into 12 languages..Despite lengthy resuscitation attempts, including internal cardiac massage, she died at 4 am..Following external cardiopulmonary resuscitation, her heart started beating again.. She was moved to the SAMU ambulance at 1:18 am(11x 8 = 88 half of 88=), left the scene at 1:41 am At 4:00 am, her death was announced at a press conference held by a hospital doctor; Jean-Pierre Chevènement, France's Interior Minister; and Sir Michael Jay, Britain's ambassador to France...



"Bread and circuses" (or bread and games) (from Latin: panem et circenses) is metonymic for a superficial means of appeasement..This phrase originates from Rome in Satire X of the Roman satirist and poet Juvenal (circa A.D. 100).. In context, the Latin metaphor panem et circenses (bread and circuses) identifies the only remaining cares of a new Roman populace which cares not for its historical birthright of political involvement. Here Juvenal displays his contempt for the declining heroism of his contemporary Romans. Roman politicians devised a plan in 140 B.C. to win the votes of these new citizens: giving out cheap food and entertainment, "bread and circuses", would be the most effective way to rise to power..Rome’s working class, the plebeians had little individual power.. Grouped together, however, they became a Roman mob and had to be handled carefully..Free grain and controlled food prices meant that plebeians could not starve, while free entertainment – such as chariot races and gladiators in amphitheaters and the Circus Maximus – meant that they would not get bored and restless. Bribery it may have been, but it often worked..The cost of the inquiry exceeded £12.5 (=8) million, with the coroner's inquest at £4.5 million, and a further £8 million spent on the Metropolitan Police investigation..Henri Paul, the deputy head of security at the Ritz Hotel, had been instructed to drive the hired black 1994 Mercedes-Benz S280 in order to elude the paparazzi; a decoy vehicle left the Ritz first from the main entrance on Place Vendôme, attracting a throng of photographers. Diana and Fayed then departed from the hotel's rear entrance rue Cambon at around 12:20 am (Sun 31 Aug 1997 00:20 +0200, local time), heading for the apartment in Rue Arsène Houssaye..In the years after her death, interest in the life of Diana has remained high. As a temporary memorial, the public co-opted the Flamme de la Liberté (Flame of Liberty), a monument near the Alma tunnel related to the French donation of the Statue of Liberty (presented in 1884 as a gift from the French Grand Orient Temple Masons to the Masons of America in celebration of the centenary of the first Masonic Republic) to the United States..The statue (Dedicated October 28, 1886) is of a robed female figure representing Libertas, the Roman Goddess of freedom, who bears a torch and a tabula ansata (a tablet evoking the law) upon which is inscribed the date of the American Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776. A broken chain lies at her feet...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feeding_frenzy
http://www.pbs.org/empires/romans/empire/plebians.html
http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...&postcount=138Bill said you used to be with the Secret Service..That's right..Ever guard the main man?.I was two years with Carter,4 with Reagan..Reagan got shot!.Not on my shift...http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...&postcount=673

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