Any idealizations about humans existing in nature sans a civic government or just living on the rocks free from all 'authority' are pure fantasy ie false; the normal status for all humans is to exist in a society that grows from the familial circle outwards to the greater state. And all of these have preexisting rules that govern duties and rights. They are not purely choices now and they never have been before, nor will they ever be such a choice in the future.
Therefore liberalism -- from Locke on to modernity -- must be rejected by Nationalists because it proclaims the false concept that, individuals predate Nations, Nations are second to economics, and that self interest is over all
The death of Mandela brings back the subject of apartheid and the vast amount of nonsense that was talked on the subject when I was at university and ever since. The late Lord Cadogan, in a speech in the House of Lords, explained why apartheid could not l...
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