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Predicting the end of this system is not attention-seeking sensationalism; it's just common sense.

Sovereign Man

August 19, 2013
Rome, Italy

On August 19th, 43 BC, 2056 years ago to the day, a twenty year old soldier born Gaius Octavius Thurinus assumed control of the most powerful civilization on the planet.

Standing in front of his Army that he had just marched into Rome, Gaius forced the Senate to 'elect' him to the highest political office in the land at the time.

And once in power, he never let go.

From August 19, 43 BC until his death (which coincidentally was also on August 19th) in 14 AD, Gaius deftly increased his authority until he wielded total control over Rome.

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