A few things from the cycle of history

Throughout history there has been a rise and fall of the prevailing powers in the region.  These have been studied and analyzed to understand what factors contributed to the collapse.   Rome:       1. Invasions by Barbarian tribes - some were...

Some Quotes from a philosopher's journey

In the 19th century the French philosopher, Alexis de Tocqueville, journeyed to America in an effort to see what made us so different and vital.   Here are a few quotes from his investigations.   "The greatness of America lies not in being more...