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Re: comprehending the heart's nationalism
On Sat, 9 Jul 2016 10:50:40 +1000
Zenaan Harkness <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 08, 2016 at 09:24:24PM -0300, juan wrote:
> > On Sat, 9 Jul 2016 09:45:52 +1000
> > Zenaan Harkness <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > On Fri, Jul 08, 2016 at 05:23:16PM -0300, juan wrote:
> > > > > Instead all we get is endless repetition of the western MSM
> > > > > meme "Russia illegally annexed Crimea".
> > > >
> > > > They did.
> > >
> > > How is a "legal" secession to happen, for it to be classified as
> > > "legal"?
> > People who want to join russia, join russia. People who
> > don't want to, don't. And sane people who don't want to be governed
> > by any mafia are left alone and 'stateless'. And this last
> > kind of secession is the only meaningful one by the way.
> So then, why was the referendum in Crimea and the apparrently
> overwhelming "want" of the people of Crimea to secede from Ukraine
> and "join Russia", somehow "illegal"?
Was there an option to not join any state? Or even create an
'indepenent' state? Rhetorical question of course...
Plus, 97% voted "yes"? That's very hard to believe.
Plus, crimea was annexed by the russian empire in ~1780. That
looks like a precendent of sorts...