By Robert A. Vella
Kenya and Spain, two countries on two old world continents separated by differing cultures and climes and thousand of miles of rugged terrain and dangerous sea. Yet, each are nations like so many in this profoundly uncertain 21st century – at odds with their own peoples and floundering to preserve their national unity. One is currently struggling to stay together, while the other is willfully tearing itself apart.
The problem of internal dissent is now so acute that it is afflicting even the most stalwart of unions, such as the U.S. and Europe. Yes, there are nations in much better shape (e.g. Canada); but, they seem more like stout ships steaming through very stormy seas than great majestic islands anchored solidly in bedrock. This growing polarization of our collective cultures and political ideologies should be of utmost concern for all. That it is not might…
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