Quote of the day–Caius Valerius Catullus

I can imagine no greater misfortune for a cultured people than to see in the hands of the rulers not only the civil, but also the religious power.

Caius Valerius Catullus
[Theocracies have been known to be a bad thing for a long, long time.  I wish the Muslim extremists could drag themselves into at least the 19th century.–Joe]