Quote Originally Posted by Zyphlin View Post
There's FAR more arguments as to the fall of the Roman Empire than simply secularism.

The enormous size and the disconnect that caused throughout the Empire being a far more prime suspect for its ultimate demise than rejecting their original adherance to religious beliefs.

If there's a lesson to be learned from the Roman Empire in regards to dangers as it relates to America today, imho it would be the dangers of attempting to intigrate multiple significantly entrenched seperate cultures under one governmental umbrella rather than attempting to establish a baseline cultural link throughout all of the various peoples who are under the paritcular government. When you don't have that common cultural link then you create significant challenges in terms of government and cohesion of a country.
Well, there's that, and of course monitoring the minreal content of your drinking water and food.