The State that Promises Everything
The worst type of state is that which promises everything to its citizens, the one that claims that it can and it will establish justice and prosperity for its citizens. Such a claim for a state is an inadequate abstraction that creates unrealistic expectations. Instead of believing that the state of prosperity is the result solely of their own efforts, citizens make a claim on the state, which they expect to take care of them and give them a good life.
Today’s United States face an important constitutional and political dilemma. In the coming decades, they will be forced to choose between the “The New American State,” a product of globalization, and the model of the Western form of government historically established within their national borders. From this choice, three possible political scenarios ensue…
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