From slaves to senators, we’re all human

17 November 2017

CEO Simon Haines in The Australian:

Terence, was one of the two great comic playwrights of Republican Rome. His most celebrated legacy is the line homo sum, humani nihil a me alienum puto: “I am human, so nothing human is alien to me.” … At the fledgling Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation, we think of our name as a rephrasing of Terence: civis sum, civilis nihil a me alienum puto. We are citizens, so nothing civilised is alien to us. But for many of our fellow citizens in the West — students, commentators, activists — everything civilised seems alien, barbarian, other.

For the full the article please see a link to the Australian

 

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Only one man ever understood me, and he didn’t understand me"
- Hegel