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Sun Dec 25, 2011, 04:01 PM

47. I am acknowledging reality, as history has shown it to be.

 

Self determination of a people only matters when they have the power to make it so. History is full of examples of 'tribes swept away by the winds of time,' absorbed by more powerful actors. I don't see why the few thousand living in those wretched islands ought to be any different. The only thing that will determine this question, really, is the power of Great Britain vis a vis Argentinas' power.

My personal feelings on the matter come from somewhere else: I have a large degree of antipathy towards England, given its long history in the world. The world might be a better place now, had the British Empire never existed, but that is simply an opinion. And, South America is a special place, and I see British and American meddling in that region as a sort of defilement.

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