Thursday, September 23, 2004

Ya Gotta Watch Out For Them Greeks. They'll Come Back An' Bite'cha on the Ass

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Read this article in the L.A.Times and see if you can draw any modern parallels. Here's an excerpt:

According to Thucydides, the digression into Sicily in 416 BC — a sideshow that involved lying exiles, hopeful contractors, politicized intelligence, a doctrine of preemption — ultimately cost Athens everything, including its democracy

Wow, deja vu all over again, huh?

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