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To: warchild9

“By the way, the single lesson history teaches is that nothing changes, because people don’t change.”

I’m not sure it’s that simple.

It’s worth noting that Rome declined twice but only fell once.

The first time a leader arose and dragged them back from the brink.


31 posted on 01/24/2012 4:27:43 PM PST by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: dsc

Caesar built a dictatorship on the ruins of a republic.

That’s building, not rebuilding, and hardly an improvement.

In the long run, we’re improving, but it seems eggs have to be broken along the way, if I can borrow a metaphor.


32 posted on 01/25/2012 12:07:20 PM PST by warchild9
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