Knowledge and Tragedy: Or Why We Shouldn’t Share Knowledge
When Julius Caesar walked into the Forum in Rome on that fateful March day in 44 BC, he was hard pressed by petitioners. Caesar was not in Rome often: he had spent much of the previous fourteen years enlarging the dominions of Rome, fighting a bitter civil war against those who thought him too powerful, and flirting with Cleopatra in Egypt. And he was about to head east, to Parthia, to fight another war. A lot of people wanted his attention before he left.