Rome, Baltimore and the same sex marriage argument

As I have said before, I see connections between things that everyone else sees as disconnected. It is probably a sign of dementia or a mental illness or just plain dumbness. Who knows.

150427212739-ac-beeper-fire-baltimore-riot-00000216-large-169Today, Baltimore burns and the Supreme Court takes up the fractious gay marriage debate. That reminds me of burning, fiddling and the devastation of Rome, circa 64 AD.*rome-burning


*Don’t read into this my legal views on same-sex marriage. While unsophisticated, I am great believer in the idiom “live and let live.” That practice frees a society to concentrate on what is really important.

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