Originally Posted by Aries Walker
I call BS on this statement. The greatest, longest-lasting, and widest-spread nations in history, as well as those most responsible for the greatest leaps in art, science, and philosophy - Egypt, Rome, Dynastic China, Charlemagne's HRE, the Ottoman Empire, Imperial England, the modern US, etc. - have always been almost exclusively those with strong central powers. Consequently, there is no evidence to say that decentralized governments - say, Vikings, Crusaders, the post-Charlemagne HRE, Interregnum England, right on up to modern-day Mexico - have made any less 'trouble' throughout history.
There are actually people who still read the postmenopausal, stay at home mom's skewed view of history and politics?
Holy shit, complete waste of time. DC is much better when she's on ignore. That lady is a bonafide idiot, and the worst part is she has no idea.