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Originally posted by Nihilist Freak
What goes up must go down right? Can any nation remain as a large organized single focused entity? Maybe North America has a head start because it is a more recently colonized and industrialized place. But look at any map. Look how often the world map itself was redrawn. Time and progress breeds dissent. Do you think NA is due for this? Can it avoid it?
Do I smoke too much pot?
a large organized single focused entity?
Originally posted by Thomas Crowne
I see your point. The Founders even made mention of a Republic not working out well for a huge nation. It does seem that this country is made up of a handful of loosely similar nations, huh?
Originally posted by GradyPhilpott and the War of Northern Aggression fought.
Comparisons with previous "empires" may not be valid because we have one huge advantage never before experienced in history: instantaneous communications, which allow long distance command and control.