Tribalism in Development

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Tribalism in Development

E. Pluribus Unum! Out of Many One, was the American Motto adopted by congress in 1782 and replaced with “In God We Trust” in 1956.  One of the foundations of America was based upon a system of tribalism that was transferred from the Scots-Irish.  We see tribalism today in the state system in which many nationalities engage in an allegiance to a state or group. Indeed, the United States is deeply rooted in Social Pluralism, i.e. the South and slavery.  Individualism and freedom are basic precepts of tribalism.  The sum contribution of the group builds upwards to create the country. As we look...

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VJ Glasgow Parade

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VJ Glasgow Parade

A Drummer’s Tribute to Veterans by Kevin Campbell Marching through the streets of Glasgow like legions of our Scottish ancestors, we played vigorously and fast paced, our dark green Black Watch kilts swaying with every stride. Thousands lined the streets on each side, but the picket fence of the crowd seemed faceless. We were serious in our desire to play and uphold the sounds native to Scotland. We were marching to the town center, George Square, to commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of V-J day, the allied victory over Japan that ended World War II. We had no idea of the size of the...

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Scottish Journey

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Scottish Journey

Look to the Highlands and look to the Sea. Visit the Land with the Scots that are Free The Whisky is bold and the Music doth Flow The Pipes are abound with the Kilts in tow The Haggis is served, The Dance is a Fling The Ceilidh is roaring in the Land of the King The Halls Warm and the People are Nice Come to the Highlands, You’ll be Hooked for Life

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