Nation-States: Where we stand today, and … Where we could go

It’s a human tendency to imagine that things must have always been how they are today. Most of us live an average lifespan of 80 years and meet people from around the last 80 years or so only, and are prone to the same 9-5 routine. And since most of the historic changes take time …

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Nation-States, Colonization, Wars, and more Nation-States

Country is a concept that feels even more real than money and religion. Not only does it have its own flag and anthem, but also has physical components like land, hills, mountain and physical boundaries. For most of us, it is difficult to even imagine a world without countries – to pinpoint the establishment date …

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From Mediterranean to Atlantic …. and beyond!

As we saw in our previous story, Spain had accumulated such massive wealth through their exploration that they had everything in their arsenal to rule the world for long. But Spain, which looked destined for absolute world domination for centuries to come, lost its supremacy in less than half a century. If one were to …

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