Weakening of the Congress and Change in the Political Culture
In the second decade of the 21st century, there was still a weak but visible tendency for change in the value systems of the Western societies. In more significant economic and social upheavals, some citizens of Western countries seem inclined to replace freedom with efficiency, and the possibility of individual choice – with consumerism and domestic comfort. Since the beginning of the new millennium, in the countries of the Western world, there has been an ongoing process of unification in ...
The State that Promises Everything
Dash the nose from Phidias's marble Jove, and what a sorry remainder! Nevertheless, Leviathan is of so mighty a magnitude, all his proportions are so stately, that the same deficiency which in the sculptured Jove were hideous, in him is no blemish at all. Nay, it is an added grandeur. A nose to the whale would have been impertinent.