On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 3:59 PM, Braun Brelin <bbrelin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The main point being here that erosion of autonomy doesn't happen all at once, it's a gradual process that
> is always
>> cast in the most moble of motives ("Keep us secure against terorrists", "Greater economic benefits"). It's only in
> hindsight that people realize that they've sold their birthright that their
> forefathers and mothers gave blood and lives for.
We're not even remotely on-topic any more, but I thought I'd just opine that
I find the pandering to nationalism implicit in the above to be pretty
repugnant. That's featured in the Sinn Féin campaign against the Lisbon
treaty, and I don't like it from them either.
Colm (My four fathers died to keep Vermont free! We cannot change its
Colm Buckley / colm at tuatha.org / +353 87 2469146
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