Never understood this notion that a union needs to be perpetual. What for? Because it feels good to know that?
Just look at how much Europe changed over the past 800 years. Nations like Milan, Prussia, Argon, Wales, Yugoslavia, and the Kalmar Union no longer exist and the world got along just fine. One day Scotland, Venice, and Catalonia will be independent nations and the world still wont implode.
Hell, no one said N. America would become a battleground just because there are several new nations here. What would be the point of that?
Never understood the concept of deceptive practice and misrepresentation ? Consider the “Columbia Recod Club” as a parallel.