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You may reflect on how the masses were subjugated by warrior bands and armies, how their leaders appointed themselves as kings and gave their friends positions of favour and authority.

How they are still subjugated today?

How many days a week do you work for the ‘state’ and how many for yourself?

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Conversion Tables

LENGTH
1 CENTIMETRE = 0.394 INCHES
1 METRE = 39.4INCHES
1 METRE = 3.28 FEET

1 METRE = 1.09 YARDS
1 KILOMETRE = 0.621 MILES
 
1 INCH = 2.54 CENTIMETRES
1 FOOT = 30.5 CENTIMETRES
1 FOOT = 0.305 METRES
1 YARD = 0.914 METRES
1 MILE = 1.609 KILOMETRES
 
WEIGHT
1 GRAM = 0.035 OUNCES
1 KILOGRAM = 2.2 POUNDS
1 METRIC TONNE = 2200 POUNDS
I METRIC TONNE = 0.984 TONS
 
1 OUNCE = 28.3 CENTIMETRES
1 POUND = 454 GRAMS
1 POUND = 0.454 KILOGRAMS
1 TON = 1.02 METRIC TONNES
 
CAPACITY
1 MILLILITRE = 0.035 FLUID OUNCES
1 LITRE = 1.76 PINTS
1 LITRE = 0.22 UK GALLONS
1 US GALLON = 0.833 UK GALLONS
 
1 FLUID OUNCE = 28.4 MILLILITRES
1 PINT = 0.568 LITRES
1 UK GALLON = 4.55 LITRES
1 UK GALLON = 1.2 US GALLONS
 
AREA
1 SQUARE CENTIMETRE = 0.155 SQUARE INCHES
1 SQUARE METRE = 10.76 SQUARE FEET
1 SQUARE METRE = 1.2 SQUARE YARDS
1 HECTARE = 2.47 ACRES
1 SQUARE KILOMETRE = 247 ACRES
1 SQUARE KILOMETRE = 0.386 SQUARE MILES
 
1 SQUARE INCH = 6.45 SQUARE CENTIMETRES
1 SQUARE FOOT = 929 SQUARE CENTIMETRES
1 SQUARE FOOT = 0.093 SQUARE METRES
1 SQUARE YARD = 0.836 SQUARE METRES
1 ACRE = 0.405 HECTARES
1 SQUARE MILE = 259 HECTARES
1 SQUARE MILE = 2.59 SQUARE KILOMETRES
 
VOLUME
1 CUBIC CENTRIMETRE = 0.061 CUBIC INCHES
1 CUBIC METRE = 35.3 CUBIC FEET
1 CUBIC METRE = 1.31 CUBIC YARDS
 
1 CUBIC INCH = 16.4 CUBIC CENTIMETRES
1 CUBIC FOOT = 0.028 CUBIC METRES

1 CUBIC YARD = 0.765 CUBIC METRES