Am I the only one feeling this way?
The fall of the Roman Empire, British Empire, Greek Empire, the Aztecs, etc.
Was it due to war? Famine? Greed? Change of government? Lack of passion in leadership? There can be so many factors, and it seems so intriguing the more I think about it. Perhaps I'd need to read more about failures of empires, or societies in general.
A quick check on google reveals Jared Diamond's 2 critically acclaimed books:
- Guns, Germs, and Steel
Very good books... maybe I should read one of them after Long Way Gone (which I'm already halfway through)
Maybe I'm not the only one feeling this way after all.