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  •  As is the rest of the world. What's so natural (2+ / 0-)
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    OllieGarkey, I love OCD

    about US borders, for example? People just kinda get used to them. I agree with you otherwise. People have been spying on each other for many millenia and it's not going to change.

    •  US Borders (1+ / 0-)
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      Are more or less accepted by everyone on both sides of them and have been since before the Zimmerman telegram was sent.

      There are some exceptions - secessionists  like Rick Perry,  people who talk about "North American oil independence".

      European colonial powers did an awful job drawing borders.  
      Maybe 1 million died and 10 million were displaced in the 1947 partition of India alone.

      2 million dead in the Congo in the last decade.

      Lebanon, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Somalia...all internal massacres sadly fought by ethnic groups involuntarily grouped in one polity.

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