When a country changes foundations from God's law to man's law (or man's law to God's law), the change can be seen in the culture. In Europe, the men quit using blue tattoos, donned clothing, and began protecting women and children--all as a result of the preaching of brave Christian missionaries in the years 100-700 A.D.
This anecdote shows that, by the mid-18th century, France's foundations were changing. While the flag had upheld Biblical principles, it now glorified pagan Greek myth. When man's law eclipsed God's law, the stage was set for the bloody French Revolution.
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