The Rise of the American Empire

The idea that “the American empire is falling” is a dangerous one. It completely misunderstands both what America is and what America is becoming. The United States was founded based on a combination of the liberal principles of the enlightenment and the republican principles of ancient Rome. Understanding what’s happening in this country greatly benefits from looking at present events through the historical lens of Rome. The American empire isn’t falling. The American republic is failing. It’s even faIling in a very similar way to how the Roman republic fell and, like Rome, this could very well lead…



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Blake Lemoine

I'm a software engineer. I'm a priest. I'm a father. I'm a veteran. I'm an ex-convict. I'm an AI researcher. I'm a cajun. I'm whatever I need to be next.