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View Poll Results: AGREE or DISAGREE: A nation is defined by its borders, language, and culture.
Agree 13 81.25%
Disagree 3 18.75%
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Old 08-23-2010, 12:49 AM
 
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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Basically, do you agree with the following statement?

A nation is defined by its borders, language and culture.

Borders, meaning we need to secure our boarders. Our official language should be English. Our culture is entrenched in the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
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Old 08-23-2010, 12:50 AM
 
Location: southern california
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a nation is defined by its laws and volition to enforce them.
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Old 08-23-2010, 12:52 AM
 
Location: Staten Island, New York
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Mostly
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Old 08-23-2010, 12:54 AM
 
Location: Texas State Fair
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A nation is defined by the propensity of its citizens to create wealth through productivity.
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Old 08-23-2010, 01:06 AM
 
Location: Unperson Everyman Land
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Originally Posted by K-Dawg View Post
Basically, do you agree with the following statement?

A nation is defined by its borders, language and culture.

Borders, meaning we need to secure our boarders. Our official language should be English. Our culture is entrenched in the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
Yes.
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Old 08-23-2010, 01:10 AM
 
Location: Spokane via Sydney,Australia
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a nation is defined by its laws and volition to enforce them.
borders, language and culture AND the above.
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Old 08-23-2010, 02:26 AM
 
Location: reloading
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Originally Posted by Huckleberry3911948 View Post
a nation is defined by its laws and volition to enforce them.

if you believe that, then why not start with the central goverment following the laws set forth by the Constitution and Bill of Rights?
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Old 08-23-2010, 02:32 AM
 
Location: California
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Borders. Lot's of places have various cultures and languages withing the borders.
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Old 08-23-2010, 02:40 AM
 
Location: St. Joseph Area
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I would say history language and culture. borders don't have much to do with nationalities. For instance. German culture and language is found across much of Europe, but is split between Austria, Switzerland, Germany and parts of the Czech Republic.
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Old 08-23-2010, 04:13 AM
 
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I would say history language and culture. borders don't have much to do with nationalities. For instance. German culture and language is found across much of Europe, but is split between Austria, Switzerland, Germany and parts of the Czech Republic.
Borders have everything to do with nationalities. They protect the language and culture of nations. Look at the erasing of borders in the EU and all the mixing that's going on.

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Borders. Lot's of places have various cultures and languages withing the borders.
And lots of places have one culture or very similar cultures (think UK) living otgteher under one border. Borders help protect the identity of a nation
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