Now take what you said and reverse it: history has proved that any society that doesn't tolerate (1) the disobedience of the 10 commandments (2), lax sexual standards e.g .same sex marriages (3) spreading themselves too thinly all over the world, must go into decline Guess what! This statement is also true!!!
At least 1,000 Israeli Arabs protest death of Palestinian infant in deadly West Bank arson (Haaretz)
from the article: WikiLeaks cables tell the story of an empire in decline