Redrawing borders

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Re: Redrawing borders

Postby vijayjohn » 2018-10-01, 18:30

Yasna wrote:
Saim wrote:So Mongolia can become a Han-majority state? :hmm:

It should be a federation with strong safeguards against the tyranny of the majority. I think this is a must wherever there are significant ethnic minorities present.

Does that apply to the United States, too?

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Re: Redrawing borders

Postby Yasna » 2018-10-02, 17:04

vijayjohn wrote:Does that apply to the United States, too?

Depends on if you want to give up on the American project of creating a new American ethnicity (the melting pot).
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Re: Redrawing borders

Postby linguoboy » 2018-10-02, 17:08

Yasna wrote:
Saim wrote:So Mongolia can become a Han-majority state? :hmm:

It should be a federation with strong safeguards against the tyranny of the majority. I think this is a must wherever there are significant ethnic minorities present.

Why "should"? What principle(s) are you invoking here which determine(s) which administrative entities "should" be consolidated and which can be left as is?
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Re: Redrawing borders

Postby Yasna » 2018-10-03, 19:08

linguoboy wrote:Why "should"? What principle(s) are you invoking here which determine(s) which administrative entities "should" be consolidated and which can be left as is?

To improve the balance of power in Northeast Asia.
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Re: Redrawing borders

Postby Saim » 2019-01-14, 15:28

Yasna wrote:
linguoboy wrote:Why "should"? What principle(s) are you invoking here which determine(s) which administrative entities "should" be consolidated and which can be left as is?

To improve the balance of power in Northeast Asia.


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