No Way! We’re WAY too educated and enlightened for that right?! Plus, america is a democracy, that could never happen in a democracy…..
Not so fast…read the beautifully historic piece written by Robert Kagan of the Brookings Institute in the Washington Post below:
When finished, reflect on the following questions:
- Are the historical based arguments Kagan uses valid? Why or why not?
- Can you think of other historical arguments that would be appropriate that Kagan left out?
- What are some important distinguishing factors that Kagan left out of his historical examples?
- Do you agree with his thesis?