-Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I beg to differ, lol. Adversity is the child of wisdom. Adversity is the mother of wisdom. Chance is the only thing keeping this stupid automated life at all attuned to anything.
Remember: The Romans were imperialist conquerors, just like today. So, you always have to look at them with a critical, hopefully universal, eye, yows. Right?
We are all the same animal. Never forget that.