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How many eggs in each basket

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Submitted by David W. Lincoln (Canada), Aug 8, 2007 at 12:11

The Peace of Westphalia, which once again put the realm of government into the position of "most dominant sphere", worked for Europe because of the childishness of the rivalry between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism.

Just because it worked in Europe, more or less, does not mean it will work even better outside of Europe.

Frankly, as long as cultures (which by definition are larger than politics) disrupt the natural development of societies into healthy entities where the collective carries out its responsibilities to the individual (and vice versa): then we need something larger than geo-politics.

For those who threaten the annihilitation of others have been known to be annihilated.

Put another way, what anyone or any group dishes out - it will be dished out to them.

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