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Originally posted by Rockpuck
A World Currency could never work because the combined economies of the Western World alone would cause wide spread poverty in areas of the Third World.
Basically I said the Germans were acting that way not because of an economic crisis but because of the political crisis with the EU constitution and I wondered if the practise was more common among older citizens that remember Wiemar or maybe citizens from the old East Germany.
I also had a long paragraph about national identity being malleable and that it seems to have worked rather will for the United States to have a central authority come in and supplant it. Scale-up would be difficult but a