Those who quit their proper character to assume what does not belong to them, are for the greater part ignorant of both the character they leave and of the character they assume.
- Burke, English Political Writer and Statesman (1729-1797)
Saw this Libyan political cartoon, and couldn’t help but think how a Nero reference that plays just as well in Libya as it would here in the US shows how connected we all are by a common history . . . a human history.