Sir John Bagot Glubbs book "THE FATE OF EMPIRES and SEARCH FOR SURVIVAL" deals with the rise and decline of empires throughout our recorded history. His theory states that each empire has roughly the duration of 10 generations, or 250 years. During this time each empire would go through 6 stages that he identified as follows:
Sir John Bagot Glubb (16 April 1897 - 17 March 1986) was a british soldier that served during the first world war in the Royal Engineers. He was wounded three times and awarded the Military Cross. During his service in Iraq, for which he volunteered, he resigned and worked for the Iraq government. From 1939 to 1956 he became commander of the Jordan Arab Legion, the Jordan Army.
This will be a rather short one, and by writing this i am basically just raising a question we will get to later.
Language is a difficult thing, and i do not mean this in any abstract way. I have been raised exclusively in german, and i have learned english as a second language in school, through music, films, media and last but not least my job.
Most religions have a prophet. Whether most of us know who he is, like Jesus, or others that only some of us may have heard of, like for example Joesph Smith Jr. There are several stories and myths surrounding many of these prophets. Tales that speak of extraordinary deeds.
Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others.
- Winston S. Churchill
When asking other people whether they trusted politicians, leaders, bosses or other authorities, you often hear things that start with "I believe....". Going forward into that discussion you can often find out that a lot of people base their trust in these authorities on confidence and not facts.
In our daily lives, with our families, at work, alone executing our hobbies or when together with friends, discussing politics, science, feelings or simply last nights menu at the restaurant, we´re always bound and limited by our own perceptional abilities.
The Tripper is a 2006 slasher film which was directed by David Arquette and stars Jaime King, Thomas Jane and Lukas Haas.