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Uniting Korea

Hi! i am a south korean student. and how shoud we unite Korea? give ideas please


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    Mar 30 2013: After seventy years of divergent culture, is it practical to think of the Korean people as one anymore? Or should we think of them as two peoples that share the same peninsula? South Korea has emerged as one of the wealthiest nations on the planet, and North Korea is one of the poorest. How would you reconcile the two?
    • Apr 7 2013: Here's where a study of history can give an answer. The "Culture" that proto nations experience over long periods of time is much stronger than a mere 70 years of a foreign-imposed puppet state regime, which is what NK has always been. Consider that there were "Germans", inhabiting large areas and many different "States" for 2000 years before there was any German "Nation".. Poverty or wealth has little to do with it. look at the history of Poland.
      NK leadership has nothing at all like the popularity that the Viet Minh anti-French coalition had. I was in Korea at the time that the NK regime gave a try at the classic "guerilla war" stragey that Chairman Mao's Instruction book laid out. In Korea, it was a total flop, unlike Vietnam where it was a total success.
      We might consider the example of post WW2 divided Germany as a hopeful model. Avoiding unification by war, it was achieved bloodlessly when the S.U. fell apart. Of course, there are still divergent opinions between the 2 Germanys, but what country doesn't have such problems? Certainly the US does.( Hopefully , it's "all in the family". I do believe that Divorce should be an option , rather than war, however)
      I don't see that a divided Korea is so great for China. A united prosperous Korea would relleve them from the nightmare of all those starving NK "illegal immigrants" showing up.

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