Celebrity is a mask that eats into the face. As soon as one is aware of being somebody, to be watched and listened to with extra interest, input ceases, and the performer goes blind and deaf in his overanimation.
-Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel “Paraphrased”
-USA Today 08/2022
-Written by Thomas Jefferson about John Adams who paid journalist James Thomson Callender to publish it
-The Cincinnati Gazette 1828 on General Jackson
-Congressman Kenneth Rayner on President Franklin Pierce
-John Adams on Alexander Hamilton
-Stephen Douglas on Abraham Lincoln
is a situation found in chess and other games wherein one player is put at a disadvantage because they must make a move when they would prefer to pass and not move. The fact that the player is compelled to move means that their position will become significantly weaker.