The real danger isn't the book itself.It's ignoring what the book has to say.
This saying is frequently invoked as a testament of vigilant and aggressive patriotism. But, if the expression wasn’t intended to promote an all-or-nothing form of patriotism, what does it mean?
The phrase was penned by the Roman poet Horace in 23 BCE, making it one of the oldest philosophical mottos in western culture. Unfortunately, it’s also the most misinterpreted Latin tag ever.
This well-loved adage doesn't mean what you probably think it means. Find out what the Founding Fathers actually had in mind here...