Battle of Ideas 2014

50 thoughts
last posted Nov. 9, 2014, 6:01 p.m.

9 later thoughts


There are no legitimate forms of government beyond the nation-state and almost every inhabitable area of the earth (and much uninhabitable) is claimed by a nation-state.

It's the most popular and successful form of government in history.

The nation-state is struggling to engage its constituents in larger political visions.

There is also a question as to whether new nation-states can be instituted in the current framework.

40 earlier thoughts