Professor Dr. Antony P. Mueller
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quinta-feira, 8 de dezembro de 2016
Nacionalismo europeu não faz sentido
Why nationalism doesn't make sense for Europe
This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. The history of Europe begins with a crossing over the Mediterranean—and not a voluntary one. It begins, in fact, with kidnapping, rape, forced exile, refuge and resettlement. Europa, a Phoenician princess, is forcefully removed from the shores of North Africa to Crete by the most powerful of Greek gods, Zeus. She accepts her fate and begets a new world—the Minoan civilisation—laying the foundations for all ancient Greece, and what would eventually be referred to as the European continent. At least, that’s how Europe begins as far as mythology is concerned. This story is more than instructive. It will be repeated ...