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A Vital (And Unlearned) Lesson From Julius Caesar

Salon  |  By Posted: 05/08/2012 1:40 pm Updated: 05/08/2012 3:30 pm

Julius Caesar
The Murder of Caesar by Karl von Piloty. Image courtesy of Wikipedia.

Salon:

In 63 B.C., Julius Caesar delivered a speech to the Roman Senate in which he conveyed a crucial point, one highly relevant to many of our current controversies. A conspiracy of prominent Roman citizens, led by the patrician Catiline, had been caught attempting to foment a massive civil war in order to overthrow the Roman government.

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