When the Pharaoh Cheops comes to the throne, he decrees that no pyramid is to be constructed for him. The court sages consult the documents and hasten to change his mind. In the past the pyramids have been built not just as royal tombs but as the means to keep in subjection a people who might otherwise get ideas about emancipation. The Pharaoh relents and the pyramid takes a lifetime to build, sucking the nation dry of money and of blood and enabling the tyranny to flourish. Each day the slavemasters turn their energies to ...

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