Chapter 31

A History of Violence – The Rise of Rome

All empires were born from violence, all empires are built on the back of slaves. Rome, Persia, Egypt, America… history is full of examples of sophisticated empires that were born out of violence, fire and blood. Men were made strong in the hard times of birthing a nation, but as they grew rich, comfortable and tolerant, they became weak and docile on the way down. 

Men would be farmers or factory workers in peacetime, and when the war sirens rang, they grabbed their swords or rifles to defend their land, families and what they cherished the most. Our men are no longer ready to fight, and nations are even taking in refugees and outsiders out of “compassion”. How do we know if these people aren’t foes with hidden intentions? These refugees now, could potentially turn into barbarians in the future. Will you be ready to pull the trigger first to defend what you love?

“Today’s superpower is tomorrow’s conquered state. Yesterday’s overlooked mob is often the ruler of tomorrow. Never underestimate the third world. Never be complacent about barbarians.”

Hard times create strong men, and weak men create hard times. It is the inevitable cycle of life where great empires are built and destroyed. Unfortunately, millennials are currently living in the era of weak men that drown in ephemeral pleasure and limited desires. However, strength and greatness are determined by one’s self, and so this is the best time to seize everything you have ever wanted!