The Barabbas Syndrome and the Decline of America

The rise and fall of civilizations from the time of antiquity seems to be a natural phenomenon that occurs on this unpredictable planet. Whether by natural disasters, wars, or decadence the ruins of great civilizations lies under the ocean, buried in the ground, or can be found above ground. In contemporary times we have seen the fall or decline of empires like the British Empire and the Soviet Union.

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