Around 900 B.C., a group of people known as the Mayans begin to settle the territory around the Yucatan Peninsula. By 300 A.D., the Mayan culture had become quite advanced. The Mayans were not ruled by a central government. They shared the same language, traditions and culture, but they were led by small local governments.
Maybe taking ourselves for somebody else means that we cannot bear to see ourselves as we are.
On October 1874 Joseph Glidden received a patent for barbed wire. There were many lawsuits over the patent, and Glidden won every one of them. Eventually more than two thousand variations of barbed wire were developed.