"Who needs a homeland?" (was: How can this be justified?)

Grlygrl201@aol.com Grlygrl201@aol.com
Thu, 4 Oct 2001 06:10:21 EDT


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In a message dated 10/3/01 12:36:20 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
johnhall@evergo.net writes:


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>> From: fork-admin@xent.com [mailto:fork-admin@xent.com] On Behalf Of 
>> Grlygrl201@aol.com
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>> i wonder if our need to territorialize brings on the nation-state 
>> mentality, and not the other way around.  
>> [JmH: ] 
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> The nation-state mentality dates (in the West) to the Monarchial Revolution 
> 350 years ago.  That itself was an improvement over the more localized 
> tribalism that existed before.  [Modern history, but then I'm not sure the 
> Romans really had a nation-state mentality either.  The Greeks certainly 
> did not.]
> 

Change nation-state to tribal.  There was a very good program last night 
(discovery or tlc, the nerd channels to which i am glued) on the occult roots 
of naziism.  Blood was everything to them - seemed more tribal than I had 
previously held.

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<HTML><FONT FACE=arial,helvetica><FONT  SIZE=2 FAMILY="SANSSERIF" FACE="Arial" LANG="0">In a message dated 10/3/01 12:36:20 PM Eastern Daylight Time, johnhall@evergo.net writes:
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<BR></FONT><FONT  COLOR="#000000" SIZE=2 FAMILY="SANSSERIF" FACE="Arial" LANG="0">i wonder if our need to territorialize brings on the nation-state mentality, and not the other way around. &nbsp;
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<BR>The nation-state mentality dates (in the West) to the Monarchial Revolution 350 years ago. &nbsp;That itself was an improvement over the more localized tribalism that existed before. &nbsp;[Modern history, but then I'm not sure the Romans really had a nation-state mentality either. &nbsp;The Greeks certainly did not.]
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<BR>Change nation-state to tribal. &nbsp;There was a very good program last night (discovery or tlc, the nerd channels to which i am glued) on the occult roots of naziism. &nbsp;Blood was everything to them - seemed more tribal than I had previously held.</FONT></HTML>

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