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“A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within.” — Will Durant
Many civilizations have indeed come and gone, giving in to decadence, tyrannical rule, mismanagement and a lack of purpose or direction.
But when we look at the troubles of the United States, we have to wonder about our own direction? Are these times only a blip in the development of this young country? Or does the lack of religious belief, the prevalence of moral relativism, the move toward socialism, or naivete about the fragility of a democracy, all endanger our existence?
Is there a chance we can change direction and resurrect the foundational beliefs of this country? What would it take?