The failure of the Great Wall Riho Laurisaar

Don’t let the Trumpiues use The Great Wall to convince others our wall will protect us. Apparently the wall wasn’t as successful as some think…The Great Wall of China has rarely served its purpose.

Considering the size and effort put into its construction over 2,000 years ago, the failure of the Great Wall of China is rather spectacular. It worked as a manifestation of power that put fear into the hearts of barbarian riders but it didn’t keep any invaders from the north out.

Built on dead people, the construction took hundreds of years and some people still mistakenly believe it’s visible from the moon. However, as a defensive measure against invading forces, it has been about as useful to China as a Bible on a battlefield. It can give you comfort, but it just won’t stop the enemy.

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