The Ancient Thrall was Right.

“Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden.”
― THE FABLES OF PHÆDRUS, Book IV,The Weazel and Mice“, by Phaedrus, Poet and former servant of Ancient Rome, written approx. 15 C.E.


  • Elizabeth Warren isn’t Indian.

  • Jussie Smollett isn’t a victim.

  • Colin Kaepernick isn’t a hero.

  • Beto O’Rourke isn’t Latino.

  • Don Lemon isn’t a journalist.

  • Meghan Markle isn’t a princess.

  • Greta Thunberg isn’t a scientist.

  • Bubba Wallace isn’t a victim.

  • Shaun King isn’t black.

  • CNN isn’t news.

  • Joe Biden isn’t winning.


“The only problem with seeing too much is that it makes you insane.”
― “Phaedrus”, Section 245 A, by Plato, Ancient Greek Philosopher, written 360 B.C.E.

In this period of economic, social, and political unrest, there are many Weasels…will you be a smart Mouse?

BTW: The Ancient Roman Poet Phaedrus was born a servant, gained his freedom, and worked for Caesar Agustus, where he wrote and compiled poems and fables. Read the known collection here. Plato’s work “Phaedrus” – a conversation between the philosopher Socrates and his student Phaedrus about love, reality, and metaphysics as they take a walk – can be found here.

Thanks for Reading!

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