Identity Conflict Update
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  • Corlyss

    Ummm, will someone explain to me why “wars of liberation” to allow people self-government were okay in the early 20th century, but suddenly “ethnic cleansing” and reviled in the late 20th and 21st centuries? What’s inherently wrong with essentially tribal people, whether they are Hungarians or Slavs or former colonials like the Sudanese and the Kurds, having a hegemonic cultural state?

  • Chris

    @Corlyss: are you insane? there’s a difference between establishing self-governance and ethnic cleansing: self-governance does not require extermination of entire ethnic groups!

  • Micha

    I was arguing with someone about the idea of turning Israel/Palestine into a bi-national state. I think it’s a terrible idea. The person in question cited Botswana, Malawi, Chile and Bolivia as successful multi-national states.

    Any comment?

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