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You sound very hospitable!

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Submitted by Peter Hall (Australia), Sep 15, 2014 at 03:35

I belive you have not thought through your statement about anybody should be able to live anywhere.

So according to you, if I have a big family and I like your home, I should be able to move into your home, as I want to live there and that is a "right" according to you??

Is that what you are saying?

The other thing you ignore, is that countries are not solely the product of their location. The biggest factor in what makes a country successful or a failure, is the culture of the people who live in it.

If a culture collectively foregoes some rights and assets to produce other rights and other assets, does not mean that outsiders from other cultures, are entitled to the product of what that culture has produced.

There is no entitlement, as you claim.

As I have the right to who lives under my roof, that I built, so a country has teh right to decide who lives there and who doesn't. Anybody who does get invited to live under my roof is only a guest until they have become part of my family.

Your attitude seems to be one of entitlement, and from what I see you are the product of a failed culture, that ebviously eyes off the products of the successful cultures.

Religion is only part of what makes up a culture, in the less successful cultures I believe religion/ideology plays a bigger direct role in the culture.

Whether coummunism/Islam/Hinduism/Christianilty/Judaism makes no difference, as in every case, the greater the dominance of the culture by communism/Islam/Hinduism/Christianilty/Judaism, the less successful the society.

Your sense of entitlement staggers me.

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