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Old 26-02-2013, 12:41   #61
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Re: World Passport?

The idea of being a "citizen of the world" is a noble one. Though that is not the main reason people would want a world passport. It basically shows you do not have a political affiliation to any one country. No matter how well accepted it becomes, it will never act as more than a passport. As things stand now some countries are tightening up there borders in the name of security (but in reality are hurting themselves) and other countries are taking advantage of this and making travel easier.
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"It basically shows you do not have a political affiliation to any one country."
No, it shows that someone is playing fantasy games and is too chickenshit to REALLY cut the ties.
If you really ant to show you have no political affiliation to a country, you formally renounce your citizenship, you cut that sovereign loose, and you apply to the UN as a "stateless person" for travel and identity papers. Yes, there are such things. Yes, they are recognized, and no, they are not fantasy passports.

But first, one has to have the courage of their convictions and renounce that citizenship that is so opressive and unwanted. I know someone who climbed a wall and renounced Russia. Someone else who held a highly esteemed position, but chose to hike out of Czechoslovakia in the dead of winter too. Both would have been shot if they were caught.
Fantasy passports? Not quite the same thing.
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By the way, would the previously mentioned South Carolina tax authorities accept a Confederate VISA?
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Old 26-02-2013, 14:30   #64
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Re: World Passport?

A thread that better fits the original intention of this would be "How to make world transit easier"
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I agree with this statement.

The same logic applies to any passport from any country. All the governments are a scam (using printer and bank accounts to issue fake passports)
This statement simply doesn't may sense.

A passport is not a permission to enter anything. It is a request from one sovereign state to provide free passage through another. It replaces travel documents and " kings letters" etc that travellers have carried for millennia.

Travel today is easier then its has been for many many years.
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