Just Give Them Bread and Circuses

This is a syndicated post from On This Rock. [Read the original article...]

“the People have abdicated our duties;
for the People who once upon a time handed out military command,
high civil office, legions —
everything, now restrains itself and anxiously hopes for just two things:
bread and circuses

Roman poet Juvenal, 100 AD

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Father John Hollowell (443 Posts)

Oldest of 11 children. Catholic Priest. Fan of God, my family and friends, Pope Benedict, John of the Cross, good movies, and football (but not football commercials).


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