Archive | March, 2003

Provincialism Under Dead Nation-States

Provincialism is impossible an era where the idea of nationality has dissolved. Provincialism positions a particular regional center against a larger, multiple regional “center.” This was possible in a time when there were nations and capitals.

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Death to the Nation State!

I just wanted to address the argument that the Nation State is ending or already died. (Why am I paying taxes then?) I have had a hard time finding a succinct summary of the various arguments. So here is one.

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From the news (AP):

Sometimes, the news beat the police.
Hands and feet had been found in a canyon,
or bones had been discovered in the desert.

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The Broken Potted Plant

Harris caught Edith in the hallway with mismatched socks on her feet. He smiled at her and she smiled at him and kept on walking unashamedly along the poorly lit hallway.

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