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Submitted by Dr Aaron Refson (United Kingdom), Jan 12, 2007 at 19:33

I agree with Joe's comment. What is wrong with a non-confessional state where all citizens have the right to own land, the freedom to move and the freedom to practice whatever religion (or none) as they should choose. Surely these are the fundamental principles the rest of the post elightenment world aspires to. This is the only solution that is likely to work in the long run. History tells us repeatedly of the failure of colonial and ethnocentric states that exist on the basis of the disposession of others.

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