Nelson Mandela dies at age 95…

Not sure there is much I can say… except he changed many people’s outlook on him, his struggle against anti democracy, and ultimately his own countrymen’s outlook both upon themselves and their place in the wider world…

“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars,
But in ourselves, that we are underlings.”

Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, via Dan Hannan.

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