Well, I'm guessing that Canada will eventually evolve into one..... ;-) Europe and Asia seem to be going into a globalization realm, so I think their nation states will eventually just be states/provinces in a giant world-nation.
This I fear, though. It is too easy for a Hitler to step into power, and with non armies to oppose, would wield power throughout the world. Benevolently when possible, ruthlessly when necessary. K'aya K'ama, Gerald/gary Smith gszion1 @juno.com http://www .geocities.com/rameumptom/index.html "No one is as hopelessly enslaved as the person who thinks he's free." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Marc: To complicate the question, one might also ask "what is the future of nation-states in general"? ________________________________________________________________ Sign Up for Juno Platinum Internet Access Today Only $9.95 per month! Visit www.juno.com ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// ==^================================================================ This email was sent to: email@example.com EASY UNSUBSCRIBE click here: http://topica.com/u/?aaP9AU.bWix1n.YXJjaGl2 Or send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] T O P I C A -- Register now to manage your mail! http://www.topica.com/partner/tag02/register ==^================================================================