F Dominicus Blog

A politically incorrect blog about matters of money, government, bureaucracy, freedom and sometimes something else.

The notion of "nations"

I really wonder what's the fuzz about it. I've seen a very depressing documentary on Arte about the US civil war. And I was "terrified". Why was it worth so many debts to "keep it 'one' nation". Why was it ok to Lincoln to let literally tens of thousands die? What would have happened with two "united nations"? Nothing, the both would have had the same tongue. and they could have lived peacefully side-by-side. But no it has meant killing over any bounds, devastation and desperation on every side. Was it worth it? They wrote one city heavily under bombardment, has not celebrated the 4th of July for 81 years after this terrible war. I just can say they were 81 years 100% right... The glory of the 4th of July were on tens-of thousand graves....