Five Marks of the Roman Decaying Culture

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The five marks of the Roman decaying culture:

Concern with displaying affluence instead of building wealth;

Obsession with sex and perversions of sex;

Art becomes freakish and sensationalistic instead of creative and original;

Widening disparity between very rich and very poor;

Increased demand to live off the state.”

Edward Gibbon

Source: http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/cultural-decay

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