Tuesday, 17 August 2010

Birth, Nationality, Residency - home?

Are we the place we were born? One thing is certain: our birth place is a fact that does not change. Are we our Nationality? Are we our parent's nationality? Are we the country we are living in?

For me it is simple: I am Norwegian. Born in Norway by Norwegian parent's and I still live in Norway as always have been.

Our birth place is one fact that cannot be easily denied. If somebody (famous or not) called one country their home then it would be most impolite to say that they are wrong.

I write about opera singers and I try to be correct in what I say so I often avoid the question of Nationality unless I really know it (from good sources).

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