Monday, January 19, 2009

Where else could you apply this...

"Do not blame Caesar, blame the people of Rome who have so enthusiastically acclaimed and adored him and rejoiced in their loss of freedom and danced in his path and gave him triumphal processions…

Blame the people who hail him when he speaks in the Forum of the ‘new, wonderful good society’ which shall now be Rome’s, interpreted to mean ‘more money, more ease, more security, more living fatly at the expense of the industrious.’ Julius was always an ambitious villain, but he is only one man."

– Cicero

Think about it - who else is famous for speaking of ‘new, wonderful good society’ - interpreted to mean ‘more money, more ease, more security, more living fatly at the expense of the industrious.’ ?

Who else has enjoyed the roars of approval and adoration from crowds who don't know & don't care how those promises are kept, so long as their expectations of 'milk-and-honey' are met?

Who else has promised to tear-down-and-rebuild a society & government as it has stood, into something that the clamoring masses think they want?

Who else has drawn people toward the same edge-of-the-abyss precipice as Caesar?

.... scroll down, click play and
read the words

(don't just roll your eyes and say "yeah, yeah-move on" - read the words)

- MuscleDaddy

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