A Vote for Latin

Lundi, 04 Février 2008 20:25 Marie-Karine Lhommé

Un article du New York Times : la présence du Latin dans la vie politique américaine... 

At first glance, it doesn’t seem tragic that our leaders don’t study Latin anymore. But it is no coincidence that the professionalization of politics — which encourages budding politicians to think of education as mere career preparation — has occurred during an age of weak rhetoric, shifting moral values, clumsy grammar and a terror of historical references and eternal values that the Romans could teach us a thing or two about

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