American Founders as Classicists inspired by Classical Greece and Rome

American republic founded partially upon the influences from classical Antiquity. I do not believe the United States is a “Judeo-Christian nation.” The 1st U.S. President, George Washington, was honoured on Masonic rites, and points to influences in our narrative. The country is not morally degenerating, because it lacks more Christianity, or more religion, but education. Well, let’s see if we’re merely “starry-eyed idealists” or actually onto something —

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