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Brexit Irony 1: The bureaucrats and neo-liberals who have ignored culture and starved education and Bildung have now had their economic project screwed up by nationalism.

Brexit Irony 2: The sense of peoplehood that the English want to defend is a continental European “invention,” first explored and brought into public awareness by the German Idealists and Romanticism.

Brexit could be the beginning of a meaningful conversation across Europe about the importance of local, national and European culture and how we develop a robust European economy based on Bildung, human rights and cultural heritage. It could be the beginning of a transition into a much better Europe.

This would take quite the effort, of course, but count us in!

Posted in Andersen's & Björkman's Blog.

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