History, that teacher whose teachings we stubbornly refuse to learn, has spent centuries trying to convey to us an indispensable lesson for survival: union makes us strong, division weakens us. This iron maxim has proven to be as unappealable as the law of gravity, despite which we ignore it time and again, with the blind arrogance of a nation bent on committing suicide. Do we lack knowledge or do we have stupidity to spare?
The examples are so eloquent that they speak for themselves, from the High Middle Ages and even earlier, until today. Visigothic Hispania was bled in internal fights when it was overwhelmed in the Guadalete by the Muslim host. Throughout eight centuries of Reconquest, the victory in the … See More.