Wednesday, May 2, 2007
043.A Very Insteresting Opinion on Why the Founding Fathers Still Influential
I found the following paragraph from a paper "One of the most powerful reasons for the continuing influence of the founding fathers is that they take on roles in the nation's cultural life played by ancestors in such cultures as Confucian China or Republican or Imperial Rome. Unlike so many nations, whose origins are lost somewhere in the misty past, the United States began as a political entity in a specific time and place, as the handiwork of specific individuals." What do you think of it?