The Real Path Through History: An Arrow of Progress

Although civilization-building computer games can be an informative way for young people to learn the famous leaders of history, they forget the most important thing about carving a path through history: true consequence.

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, is an example of how humanity’s path through history is marked with forward progress and periods of decline.
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