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What the world would have been like had Alexander not died at 30 something?
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We'd all be speaking Greek :)
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LOL! I thought we already did!

Seriously though.......He was well on the way to conquering India when he was poisoned in Egypt. How much further do you think he would have went? And how do you think it would have effected history?
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Raven wrote: What the world would have been like had Alexander not died at 30 something?
It's just as well that he died at 30, otherwise they would have done a follow up movie documenting how he was one of the first to promote "Gay Rights".
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Lon wrote: It's just as well that he died at 30, otherwise they would have done a follow up movie documenting how he was one of the first to promote "Gay Rights".
:yh_laugh LMAO!

I havent seen the movie. Heard it was really bad.
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Alexandria would have been a town in Siberia?
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kensloft wrote: Alexandria would have been a town in Siberia?


I wonder if he would have made it to China. The greeks hellenised the rest of the world. I know it's silly conjecture, but still.....
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Honestly, its difficult to determine the impact. It's likely that we would wind up in a similar manner as today - though the individual country lines would undoubtedly be redefined a bit.

History is full of conquerors; in time all empires fall.
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It's no wonder they all fall. Look at how they begin! Nazi Germany was trying to establish an 'empire'. The Soviets....and now Islam. For that matter, so too, christianity. Whats the ingredients to a really great empire?
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Raven wrote: It's no wonder they all fall. Look at how they begin! Nazi Germany was trying to establish an 'empire'. The Soviets....and now Islam. For that matter, so too, christianity. Whats the ingredients to a really great empire?


No slaves. Everyone's a freeperson. Everyone has an equal opportunity. Yadda-yadda-yadda... .
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Sounds like my kind of book! Great stuff for a 'alternate reality' sort of plot.

BTW.......the british almost DID win! They kicked our butt up until Yorktown!
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Raven wrote: Sounds like my kind of book! Great stuff for a 'alternate reality' sort of plot.

BTW.......the british almost DID win! They kicked our butt up until Yorktown!
Close only counts in horse shoes or hand grenades. :-5
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Andrew Harrison wrote: What if the French had triumphed at Dien Bien Phu, the Americans had bombed the Viet Minh positions around the valley, and the Geneva peace talks had not split Vietnam in half? Food for thought. What if, when Ho Chi Minh came to Harry Truman asking for aid, we had given it and persuaded France to give up Vietnam peacefully? They would be our friends as they are now, over fifty years ago, with the savings of countless lives and the avoidance of untold tragedy.
Look what the cat dragged in.

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