Thursday, October 14, 2010

Didier Reynders Addresses the Monarchie

Didier Reyners discusses the possibilities of division and the place of the monarchy at La Libre, directed from the Blog of the Royal Belgian. There is some talk now that if there is division the name of Belgium will be kept and the monarchie also will still be maintained. That is good, I think, but then I wonder why go ahead with such a division anyway? If that is so it does not sound like things will be very much different from today where almost everything is already divided. I hope this means that some of the hardliners are being moved by the display of patriotism unity of the people and no longer think that the division of the country will be so easy and so are trying to make it such a way for it to be an idea more palatable for the Belgian people who do not want to throw away the whole history of our country. All also displays I think the central role of the King and how important is the monarchie to Belgium. Am I very wrong to say the division may have already happened some past time ago if the King was not here?


  1. I have mixed feelings about this. It sounds as though some are trying to lull the Belgian people into a false sense of security.

  2. That was the first thing I thought also. As if they see more are against division than for it really and so they are trying to make people think nothing will really change so much, they try to reassure everyone that things will not be so different. I do not believe them. If nothing much would really change why they want to do it then?