Somewhere in the world there is an epigram for every dilemma.
The arts are an even better barometer of what is happening in our world than the stock market or the debates in congress.
In history as in life it is success that counts. Start a political upheaval and let yourself be caught, and you will hang as a traitor. But place yourself at the head of a rebellion and gain your point, and all future generations will worship you as the Father of their Country.