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On Rootedness

The link below is to a really thought provoking piece on human Rootedness, but I felt it asked several questions and didn’t offer even the sniff of any potential answers that might have been promising avenues of inquiry. E.g. the following paragraph, which really annoyed me: “The nation, of course, is still a meaningful unit. … Continue reading

On nationality

I had an interesting exchange recently with a friend on the notion of national pride. Like a broken record, I said: "You should be neither embarrassed nor proud of a nation. A nation is a convenient fiction, created for the purpose of organizing people and for administrative purposes. In what sense does it make sense … Continue reading