Back in 2012, many people were getting ready for the end of the world, on account of the Mayan calendar reaching its end in December of that year. A friend of mine and I were joking that it wouldn’t be the end of the world, merely the end of the world as we knew it, for nothing would be the same – what used to be up, would be down, and what used to be down, would be up. I guess we were not that far off the mark.
When a self-anointed authority keeps telling you what to say or think, you’ll soon reach a breaking point and scream, “I can’t take it anymore!” Living like that isn’t living; it’s living a nightmare like 1984 or under some totalitarian regime (Marxism, Nazism, etc.).
After Britain has decided to leave the European Union, everyone is talking about nothing else. Let’s take a look at some of the reactions.
A proud nation seeking independence does so for the purpose of truly being free. Independence is not achieved by subjugating oneself under the rule of someone else.
“Le Canada, ce n’est qu’un pays imaginaire,” former Parti Québécois leader Pierre-Karl Péladeau famously (and notoriously) said – Canada is nothing more than an imagined country, a fiction – and he’s got it absolutely spot-on.
On Thursday, Britain will decide her future – one outside the EU, or one of continued tolerance of a bureaucracy run amuck.