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    • Bruce
    • 20.03.06 | 01:59 (IST)

    "In much the same fashion as the British jackboot between 1770 and 1783 forged an "American" nation from the residents of 13 British colonies." -Mark Lincoln Not really the same fashion. This is true that every nation has a "birthday" but 13 British colonies were months away from Britain while PA is next to Jordan, Syria and Egypt. Those countries are populated with people of the same exact race, culture and religion. In this case there was no necessity to forge a new one unless it is a "Buridan donkey" case.

    from the article: A new consensus
    First published 00:00 19.03.06 | Last updated 00:00 19.03.06
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