Is the US like Rome was around the time of Christ?
I am a US citizen. This question is entirely to satisfy my curiosity. When Rome was at the height of its power the democracy was flourishing and Rome was looked to set the tone for the rest of the known world. After that time, the emperors started to be extremely corrupt and the citizens lost all sense of order. Has the US developed the hubris to believe that our country is the be all end all of human society and all other countries should look to us as the protector and savior of humanity? The Roman era as a great world power was approximately 200 years. We’ve been around for longer, but we are losing our pre-eminent spot in the world. Or do I have no idea what I’m talking about?
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