Coco LaFemme: A part of me wishes the US would do something to help these obviously suffering people. The other part of me says I'm tired of getting involved in foreign affairs when they don't directly concern or affect us.I hate that I am of two minds on this.
Flacman: There be some movement at the international government level to try create an asylum state program that would allow all people of the world to opt out of their respective nations if they choose so to an independent state with restrictive policies but at the same time a great deal of rights and freedoms possibly not found in their homelands. The restrictive policies would include very limited political representation and government assistance outside of UN standards for food, health, water, etc. The freedoms would be that equivalent in most Western nations but with limited freedoms for international movement outside of the "state" and the right to political representation due to the fact that different ethnic and racial groups would probably want to be represented by one of their own and lead to a larger political body that tried to compromise for everyone. This proposed state isn't to create a free land of choice and opportunity for everyone but to allow those to escape a system they were born into. Its completely their choice to go there but if they do go they have to fit into a fixed structure that is open and closed at the same time- there is no option for one or the other. It may allow for a great deal of relief to those suffering around the world but in no way is it a handout state- the individual is responsible for everything and everyone they bring just like most immigrants to a new land. If a poor family wants to leave North Korea for this new "state" and they bring everything with them on their backs they have to figure a way to survive (get a job, food, schooling, etc) for the family with little assistance from the government other than consoling on possible tentative housing situations.Don't ask how this gets paid for- honestly a chunk of the money that goes to IMF should just go this instead since most countries can't seem to effectively pay that debt off anyway.
Pfft!: As much as I really wish conditions in North Korea would get better and Un would be overthrown, it's not going to happen. His people are pretty much brainwashed into believing he is a God-like figure...he could probably piss all over their faces and they would thank him for his blessing.
SharkTrager: It's not as simple as that. They don't, by and large, believe what they are taught, but they also don't know what to believe.
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