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Is Secession a Good Idea?

bassboat Wrote: Oct 24, 2012 3:04 AM
If a group of people do not want to play with you why do you feel compelled to make them do things like play with you just because you are bigger and have more people? You apparently do not give a rip about freedom.

I’m not talking about secession in the United States, where the issue is linked to the ugliness of slavery (though at least Walter Williams can write about the issue without the risk of being accused of closet racism).

But what about Europe? I have a hard time understanding why nations on the other side of the Atlantic should not be allowed to split up if there are fundamental differences between regions. Who can be against the concept of self-determination?

Heck, tiny Liechtenstein explicitly gives villages the right to secede if two-thirds...