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Quote of the day #54

“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.”

Wendel Berry
(often attributed to native indian Chief Seattle, but there is
no solid proof of that – thank you once again, Quote Investigator)

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How sure are you about your nationality?

Large sections of books describing human history are essentially lists of wars, conflicts and discussions of one group of people against another. In a number of cases the reason why both groups have some of their members either arguing with one another or end up mass murdering each other is connected to a concept usually referred to as nationality or nationalism (unsatiable hunger for natural resources and religion obviously being the other 2 in the top 3 of reasons). Continue reading