Pros And Cons Of Athens

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As member of the Assembly and also of the Athenian navy, I would like to point out all of the cons that this reform will bring to us if passed. Athens has been a republic with ambition, that ambition did get us to the top, but now, in current time that same ambition has brought us down to our knees. We have exceeded on our ambition to power, therefore we have to learn form our own mistakes and as an assembly, make the decision whether or not to rebuilt these longs walls. If the Spartans destroyed our walls once how can we assure that this wont happen again? By making the walls bigger? We should rationalize the facts here; building bigger walls will just consume much of income, income that Athens needs to invest in other things that matter…show more content…
Our intention was never to stop, instead we always wanted more and more power, until the world got tired of us and decided to attack us back, from my point of view, we should be thankful that we can have the chance of rebuilding our country. It wouldn’t be necessary to rebuilt the walls, if we do so our enemies will think that we’re going to do the same thing and then they will destroy us, but this time completely. We should make Athens great again, I agree, but let’s start rebuilding Athens differently, lets do it the peacefully way. We can start of by rebuilding the city of Piraeus, if we rebuilt Piraeus we can us our ports and all of our ships to start an economic growth throughout the exportation and importation of goods. We can trade with our allies to demonstrate that we are actually following our peace treaty. This will increase the economy of our country and afterwards, start rebuilding whole Athens in general. I say we also invest some money in our army and navy so that we could be protected in case of another invasion, its better to same some type of defense than nothing at all. Lets not rebuilt our whole army because I believe if we do so, other countries will think that we have the same motives of expanding the Athenian
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