Series: Along the Way... | Story 7

Sometimes it seems as if humanity lurches from disaster to disaster with brief periods of enlightenment in between. As we look back through history we learn about the so-called great conquerors. We hold up as persons of note men like Alexander, Genghis Khan, Attila, on and on. We build statues to these “great” men. Somehow the fact that their fame rests on the slaughter of untold millions of people who were just going about their lives before being butchered to serve the megalomania of a conqueror is ignored.

I was fascinated by Alexander the Great. I knew how his battles were fought, k...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Masthead 260x100
Beltway 260x100

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2024

Rendered 04/10/2024 11:43