The ancient Greeks are in many important ways the founders of the modern world. It is true that their culture thrived thousands of years ago, but the ideas, building designs and governments that they founded anciently still exist in the Western World today. From sports to democracy, the Ancient Greeks will continue to influence the lives of billions of people for centuries to come.
Maybe taking ourselves for somebody else means that we cannot bear to see ourselves as we are.
On August 15, 1620, the Mayflower set sail from Southampton, England, with 120 Pilgrims.