A Vital (And Unlearned) Lesson From Julius Caesar

05/08/2012 01:40 pm ET | Updated May 08, 2012
  • Glenn Greenwald 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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