The nationalist sentiment didn’t exist in the Middle Ages | The Optimist Daily
Today’s Solutions: June 21, 2024

Nowadays borders are a prevalent subject on the political agenda that’s kept alive by people who feel the need to belong within a certain defined area, secluded from external factors. But this wasn’t always the case. In the Middle Ages, borders didn’t exist and people like merchants, pilgrims or simply curious travellers used to globe-trot thousands of miles from one place to the other. Have a look here to see how the Middle Ages can teach us a thing or two about coexisting together without nationalism.

Solutions News Source Print this article
More of Today's Solutions

Sex education for incarcerated men in California

Cristobal De La Cruz enters a classroom at the Orange County Juvenile Hall in Southern California, carrying a condom in his back pocket. A ...

Read More

Orcas are smashing boats. Researchers finally think they know the truth behin...

For four years, orcas have been ramming and sinking luxury yachts in European waters, perplexing scientists. These intelligent, gregarious creatures have demonstrated a new, ...

Read More

Forget dressers, IKEA wants you to build a bee house

The task of building IKEA furniture has been challenging newlyweds and college students for years. In 2020, the company started offering a new challenge ...

Read More

A historic bill passes: One-third of Indian Parliament seats to be reserved f...

The Lok Sabha, India's lower house of Parliament, passed a revolutionary bill that guaranteed one-third of seats in both the parliament and state assemblies ...

Read More