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March 21, 2016

FMC #1 — Moral Dimensions of the 2016 Election Cycle

"The Death Leap of Marcus Curtius," by Giovanni Paolo Panini (1691 - 1765)
"The Death Leap of Marcus Curtius," by Giovanni Paolo Panini (1691 - 1765) See it live at Smith College, Northampton, Mass. Has the political rift in the U.S. widened into a chasm? What will it take to close, or at least narrow, the divide? (from Wikipedia) After an earthquake in 362 BC, a huge deep pit suddenly opened in the Roman Forum, which the Romans attempted to fill up in vain. Despairing, they consulted an oracle who responded that the gods demanded the most precious possession of the country. The Romans doubted the warning, and struggled to think of what that was. However Marcus Curtius, a young soldier, castigated them and responded that arms and courage of Romans were the most precious possessions of Rome. With his horse, fully and meticulously armed and decorated, he went into the gap. Immediately, the deep pit closed. The Lacus Curtius in the Forum receives its name from him.
The Death Leap of Marcus Curtius, by Giovanni Paolo Panini (1691 - 1765). Has the political rift in the U.S. widened into a moral chasm?
“The Death Leap of Marcus Curtius,” by Giovanni Paolo Panini (1691 – 1765) See it live at Smith College, Northampton, Mass. Has the political rift in the U.S. widened into a moral chasm? What will it take to close, or at least narrow, the divide?

 

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