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Old 10-05-2017, 12:26 PM
 
Location: S.W. British Columbia
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Given the violent,divided sinking ship the u.s. is becoming,what are some livable equivalents around the world? I know Canada is one...

There are no equivalents to USA, whether they're livable or not.


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Old 10-05-2017, 12:30 PM
 
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Is this a joke? Most of Asia is rife with terrorism. Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria are all in Asia. The Philippines, China, Thailand all had some in the last few years as well. Your idea of Asia is like in Mars or Venus tbqh.

Singapore isnít one of them. Not even close.
Sorry, I was using the Americanized definition of "Asian" as in someone from the Asian race, not as Israel, Aughanistan, India (the way British people use "Asian").

And to be fair, even Europe may pass as Asia because there's no separation between both self-made continents. Just like India isn't separate continent.
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Old 10-05-2017, 01:13 PM
 
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Lower wages is balanced out by money saved from increased personal safety. You typically need to pay a large part of your salary for a safe American city, or pay for security in a cheaper but less safe area, along with paying to recover from theft/assault incidents.

Absolutely nonsense.
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Old 10-05-2017, 01:14 PM
 
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To me, Canada is to the US what the Coke Zero is to Coke.

My European perspective is that Canada tend to have the minuses of Europe without the pluses of the US.
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Old 10-05-2017, 01:38 PM
 
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My European perspective is that Canada tend to have the minuses of Europe without the pluses of the US.
There sure are a lot of francophones in Canada.
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Old 10-05-2017, 02:06 PM
 
Location: S.W. British Columbia
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There sure are a lot of francophones in Canada.

There's a lot of francophones in the province of Quebec, it's true. But they aren't Europeans, they are Canadians who speak French, which is why they're called French Canadians. Canada's French language isn't spoken exactly the same as France's French language and French Canadian people are not more like people from France or other countries in Europe. They are like all other Canadians.


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Old 10-05-2017, 02:10 PM
 
Location: San Diego, California Republic
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Yeah, violent cesspools like Sweden, which had 106 murders last year, out of a population of 10 million. Germany has for the last decades consistently had among the lowest murder rate in Europe. In 2015 they had 682 murders, around the same as Pennsylvania, though having 6.5 times the population.
Last year the law enforcement in the US killed 1163 people. That's only 200 less than ALL murders in the UK, Italy and Spain combined.

Sorry man, not in your league.
You know what they say; misery loves company LOL
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Old 10-05-2017, 02:11 PM
 
Location: San Diego, California Republic
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I live in the US, and Iíll still take it. You can go elsewhere though.
^^^This attitude right here is why the US is so divided and violent.
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Old 10-05-2017, 02:22 PM
 
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My European perspective is that Canada tend to have the minuses of Europe without the pluses of the US.
I don't believe there is any such thing as a whole "European perspective" and I'd like to see somebody try to define what a European perspective is. What is there that distinguishes it as a "perspective" and sets it apart from each separate country that forms a part of Europe or from all other continental or sub-continental perspectives?


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Old 10-05-2017, 02:32 PM
 
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I don't believe there is any such thing as a whole "European perspective" and I'd like to see somebody try to define what a European perspective is. What is there that distinguishes it as a "perspective" and sets it apart from each separate country that forms a part of Europe or from all other continental or sub-continental perspectives?


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