Triumph and Tragedy of Brexit

It has been decided only by a slim majority of the voters, but the fact that Brexit can happen peacefully, within the framework of the EU’s agreements, is itself a triumph.

Nation States are under the simultaneous forces of amalgamation from above, and of decentralization from below. They are resisting, but can’t efficiently resort to religious patriotism anymore, to find a solid reason to exist.

The memetic battles, ideas fighting to survive and spread as they evolve, must not make the individuals powerless. The right to self determination, including one’s residence and citizenship must broaden, and multiply the degrees of freedom for each of us to design our lives.