What if the Romans had been able to foresee the impending collapse of their republic decades before it happened? Would they have been able to forestall the bloody finale to their republican experiment? It’s time for us as a society to wake up and realize that maintaining a democracy requires constant vigilance and historical awareness. Your contribution goes a long way in helping us rouse these United States of Amnesia and harness the knowledge of the past for the sake of a better future. The Anacyclosis Institute is a 501(c)(3) public charity organization.