Florida Should Threaten to Leave the United States if the WHO Treaty is Signed
History tells us that in the first war between Persia and Greece the famous battle of Marathon took place. The Greek phalanx succeeded against a larger Person army. The fully armored Athenians ran into battle with a thin center line that deliberately broke and the Persian army was surrounded. Of course, the story of the soldier in full armor running approximately 42 kilometers (26 miles) to report the victory, and then dying of exhaustion, led to the long distance race we call the marathon today.
In the second war between Persia and the Greeks, emperor Xerxes led the Persian army against the Greek city states, with an expressed purpose to destroy the fledgling democracy of Athens. The decentralized Greek city states, who were outnumbered and often bickering, could have succumbed to this superior force. Instead, it was arguably a victory of both advanced culture and technology, and of free men over an army of slaves that won the day. Themistocles an Athenian politician and general, following his interpretation of the advice given by the oracle of Delphi, convinced most Athenians to abandon the city and seek refuge on nearby islands and let the Persians sack the mostly empty city. Then, Themistocles set a naval trap and destroyed the Persian fleet, the turning point of the war leading to eventual victory. Athens, a fledgling democracy, proved its merit. The goddess Athena protected her city through acts of brilliance and courage. At least, that is how Athenians would have interpreted events as their protector was known to act though men at times.
Today’s politicians would have abandoned the city and left the citizens to die. That is af
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