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𝚃𝚘𝚗𝚢 𝙲𝚊𝚛𝚛, 𝚋𝚘𝚛𝚗 𝙶𝚎𝚘𝚛𝚐𝚎 𝙲𝚊𝚛𝚞𝚊𝚗𝚊 𝚒𝚗 𝟷𝟿𝟸𝟽, 𝚒𝚜 𝚊 𝚛𝚎𝚝𝚒𝚛𝚎𝚍 𝙼𝚊𝚕𝚝𝚎𝚜𝚎 𝚍𝚛𝚞𝚖𝚖𝚎𝚛 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚙𝚎𝚛𝚌𝚞𝚜𝚜𝚒𝚘𝚗𝚒𝚜𝚝 𝚠𝚑𝚘 𝚎𝚖𝚒𝚐𝚛𝚊𝚝𝚎𝚍 𝚝𝚘 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚄𝙺 𝚒𝚗 𝟷𝟿𝟻𝟸 𝚝𝚘 𝚙𝚞𝚛𝚜𝚞𝚎 𝚑𝚒𝚜 𝚍𝚛𝚎𝚊𝚖 𝚘𝚏 𝚋𝚛𝚎𝚊𝚔𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚒𝚗𝚝𝚘 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚖𝚞𝚜𝚒𝚌 𝚒𝚗𝚍𝚞𝚜𝚝𝚛𝚢. 𝚂𝚙𝚘𝚝𝚝𝚎𝚍 𝚒𝚗 𝙼𝚊𝚕𝚝𝚊 𝚋𝚢 𝚃𝚒𝚝𝚘 𝙱𝚞𝚛𝚗𝚜, 𝚑𝚎 𝚊𝚞𝚍𝚒𝚝𝚒𝚘𝚗𝚎𝚍 𝚝𝚑𝚊𝚝 𝚢𝚎𝚊𝚛 𝚒𝚗 𝙻𝚘𝚗𝚍𝚘𝚗 𝚋𝚞𝚝 𝚑𝚒𝚜 𝚋𝚛𝚎𝚊𝚔𝚝𝚑𝚛𝚘𝚞𝚐𝚑 𝚌𝚊𝚖𝚎 𝚒𝚗 𝟷𝟿𝟻𝟺 𝚠𝚑𝚎𝚗 𝚑𝚎 𝚓𝚘𝚒𝚗𝚎𝚍 𝙱𝚒𝚕𝚕𝚢 𝙴𝚌𝚔𝚜𝚝𝚒𝚗𝚎 𝚏𝚘𝚛 𝚊 𝙴𝚞𝚛𝚘𝚙𝚎𝚊𝚗 𝚝𝚘𝚞𝚛. 𝚃𝚘𝚗𝚢 𝚠𝚊𝚜 𝚊 𝚖𝚘𝚜𝚝 𝚜𝚘𝚞𝚐𝚑𝚝-𝚊𝚏𝚝𝚎𝚛 𝚜𝚎𝚜𝚜𝚒𝚘𝚗 𝚙𝚕𝚊𝚢𝚎𝚛 𝚒𝚗 𝙻𝚘𝚗𝚍𝚘𝚗 𝚒𝚗 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚢𝚎𝚊𝚛𝚜 𝟷𝟿𝟻𝟺 𝚝𝚘 𝚎𝚊𝚛𝚕𝚢 𝟷𝟿𝟾0𝚜. 𝙸𝚗 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝟷𝟿𝟼0𝚜, 𝙹𝚘𝚑𝚗 𝙲𝚊𝚖𝚎𝚛𝚘𝚗, 𝚗𝚘𝚝𝚎𝚍 𝚓𝚊𝚣𝚣 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚙𝚘𝚙 𝚙𝚒𝚊𝚗𝚒𝚜𝚝, 𝚌𝚘𝚗𝚍𝚞𝚌𝚝𝚘𝚛 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚊𝚛𝚛𝚊𝚗𝚐𝚎𝚛, 𝚛𝚎𝚌𝚛𝚞𝚒𝚝𝚎𝚍 𝚃𝚘𝚗𝚢 𝙲𝚊𝚛𝚛 𝚊𝚜 𝚑𝚒𝚜 𝚏𝚒𝚛𝚜𝚝-𝚌𝚊𝚕𝚕 𝚜𝚎𝚜𝚜𝚒𝚘𝚗 𝚙𝚕𝚊𝚢𝚎𝚛. 𝙴𝚕𝚕𝚊 𝙵𝚒𝚝𝚣𝚐𝚎𝚛𝚊𝚕𝚍, 𝚂𝚒𝚡𝚝𝚘 𝚁𝚘𝚍𝚛𝚒𝚐𝚞𝚎𝚣, 𝙳𝚘𝚗𝚘𝚟𝚊𝚗, 𝙰𝚕𝚊𝚗 𝙿𝚛𝚒𝚌𝚎, 𝙿𝚊𝚞𝚕 𝙼𝚌𝙲𝚊𝚛𝚝𝚗𝚎𝚢 𝚊𝚛𝚎 𝚓𝚞𝚜𝚝 𝚊 𝚏𝚎𝚠 𝚘𝚏 𝚝𝚑𝚘𝚜𝚎 𝚠𝚒𝚝𝚑 𝚠𝚑𝚘𝚖 𝚃𝚘𝚗𝚢 𝚠𝚘𝚛𝚔𝚎𝚍.

                                                                 -extract from on-going academic research by Joseph Camilleri


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