The Sky Falling On Our Heads
A brief history of ill-advised reactions to adversity
Anyone familiar with the French bande dessinée Astérix le Gaulois will recognize the saying:
Nous n’avons rien à craindre sauf le ciel qui nous tombe sur la tête!
Protected from Roman incursion by their famous magic potion, Asterix’s little band of Gauls had nothing to fear.