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Boundaries and Borders: Why They Are Important

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Having clear boundaries is essential to a healthy, balanced life. A boundary is a personal property line that marks those things for which we are responsible. In other words, boundaries define who we are and who we are not.

Boundaries impact all areas of our lives: Physical boundaries help us determine who may touch us and under what circumstances -- Mental boundaries give us the freedom to have our own thoughts and opinions -- Emotional boundaries help us to deal with our own emotions and disengage from the harmful, manipulative emotions of others.

The same way boundaries are meant to protect us by what we will allow into our lives, physical borders of a country are meant to the same thing. People become citizens of a country and are held together by a common culture and language. This belief in borders, language and culture is what binds us together and helps us prosper and advance as a culture. Our system of governance is based on individual rights, property laws and the rule of law. This is what has helped the US advance to a level of financial prosperity, individual liberty and scientific achievement far exceeding any nation to come before it in human history.

However the US is being invaded (as is Europe) via mass immigration, by cultures that don't share these same beliefs - and the long term consequence will be disastrous to

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