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Originally Posted by Tyburn
All things eventually come to pass I suppose
All the Great Empires of olde have been Eclipsed in one way or another, perhaps we are just still in that same cycle dispite the post-modern age, after the Islamists, may come the chinese for all we know.
Europe is probably past saving at this point. But there is hope that America can push on. Her rise is only Sixty Years old. The Average span for an Empire is around 2-3 Centuries. With any luck America will be able to preserve what little is left of her Parents and their Ilk.
"Be of good comfort, Master Ridley, and play the man! We shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out."
--Hugh Latimer, October 16, 1555