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The Hitler File : A Novel of Fact

By: Sam Vaknin

...air: “We, the Nazis were the natural allies of the Zionists – not the so called “liberal democracies”. Our idea was to clean Europe of Jews, our i... ...“We, the Nazis were the natural allies of the Zionists – not the so called “liberal democracies”. Our idea was to clean Europe of Jews, our intractab... ...you understand.” “So …” “So, Magda secretly converted to Judaism in one of the liberal synagogues in Berlin. She told no one except Chaim. No o...

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And Gulliver Returns Book V : My Visit to Singaling

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

... care. Public pension funds have been insolvent for years. Politicians in democracies like to promise more benefits along with lower taxes. A fancifu... ...ter getting their disability retirement.” —“It is your Western liberal thinking that assumes that everyone is honest and everyone is enti... ...WAGES AND STRIKES —“We expect people to be self-centered and your democracies to cater to that selfishness. But often, with globalization, t...

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And Gulliver Returns Book I : Touchdown

By: Bob Oconnor

........................................................... 37 REACTIONARY AND LIBERAL .................................................................... ...ve and compassion ahead of power and acquisition.” —“But commander, as a liberal Protestant Dr. King would still face the ire of the protestant e... ...he problem. I don’t think you can look to the politicians for salvation. In democracies politicians follow—they don’t lead. If they don’t follow the ... ... 45 —“OK, love to meet a part of your past.” REACTIONARY AND LIBERAL —“We’re going to have a huge several month long reun... ...ocating. If anything, I would have expected him to follow Pope John XXIII‘s liberal approach. Of course I would never have expected him to become a ... ...t educational opportunity is a conservative idea. It’s a cornerstone of our liberal agenda. I see “equality” as basic to my liberal views.” —‘I a... ... the progress made from the Period of Enlightenment and the rise of secular democracies. “The lack of education and the unwillingness to stud... ...reducing the violence, stopping the global warming, and installing workable democracies that allow for freedom and universal education. We can’t elim... ...lity of overpopulation and how it is already affecting them. Politicians in democracies are overwhelmingly concerned with the next election. Business...

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Terrorists and Freedom Fighters

By: Sam Vaknin

...Rabid nationalism against utopian regionalism, fascism (really, opportunism) versus liberalism, religion- tinted traditionalism (the local moribund e... ...wn American spines. It tends to ignore reality, though. Montenegro is playing the liberal card deftly, no doubt - but it is also a haven of smuggl... ...two axes of friction: Islam versus Christianity and fascism and nationalism versus liberalism. It is hard to do justice to these topics in the Proc... ...verse as Iraq, Egypt, Norway, Latin America, and Britain. At the end of the 1930's, liberal capitalism, communism, and fascism (and its mutations) ... ...ety. Dissent was outlawed. The Soviet rulers accepted the existence of the Western liberal democracies as a temporary inconvenience to be terminate... ...sent was outlawed. The Soviet rulers accepted the existence of the Western liberal democracies as a temporary inconvenience to be terminated with e... ...tion was to supply the USSR and its allies (clients, really) with credits. Liberal democracies were expected to contribute to their own demise with... ...mic freedoms in their country was regarded as a security threat to Western liberal democracies. The Soviet population, not afraid of mass terror of... ... failing or dysfunctional states, is an inevitable security threat towards Western democracies. For totalitarian states and organisations, confront...

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And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...rough degenerative disease, will you exercise? ―It seems that both democracies and free market economies emphasize self-centered values. Demo... ...stian evangelism are on the rise in opposition to the freedom that modern democracies champion. Modern societies often give license to pursue the mos... ... and Christian evangelism are on the rise because the freedom that modern democracies champion give license to many to pursue the most inhuman paths ... ...e deists, moral value judgments tend to move from the conservative to the liberal in nearly every question from abortion to the death penalty. Yes C... ...the USA because of the evil wrought here by feminists, gays and political liberals.‖ 56 ---―Hey Ray, is it true that God is really an En... ... is greater than nearly all developed countries. In general in the richer democracies, higher rates of belief in, and worship of, a creator correlat... ...but didn‘t pursue the appeal as fast as he might have. In the meantime, a liberal governor, who had opposed the proposition was elected. 123 Gov... ...23 Governor Grey Davis stopped the appeal. So one federal judge and one liberal governor were able to counterbalance a huge majority of the citize... ...ally hold that the state can make laws regarding gun control while a more liberal court may believe a gun owner saying that he didn‘t know the gun w...

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And Gulliver Returns Book VII : Book 7 Visit to Indus

By: Bob Oconnor

...sly by you big guys. Maybe it‘s because we have everything from fledgling democracies and absolute monarchies to warring militias or one party rule—... ...e political techniques such as propaganda to nudge our voters. All modern democracies do this. No modern democracy has voters who are all educated i... ... a much smaller country we are working on solving the problems faster than democracies typically do. As a new government we hope we have the foresig... ...tion reduction. Because the missionaries in their country have been mainly liberal Lutherans from Scandinavia they haven‘t had the bishops and the mu... ...ntelligent discussions of the issues, that are the method of the educated democracies, seem nearly absent in your politics. George W. Bush used fear... ...e are more equal than others.‘‖ —―Good point Lee. We know that in democracies some people have more influence than others. If a movie star s...

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Surviving the Economic Crisis : Current and Future Trends

By: Mark W. Medley

...creating public works projects has become popular again. An idea that "saved' democracies in the 1930's during the great depression. But did Ke... ...the 1930's during the great depression. But did Keynesian economics save Democracies in the 1930's?. It helped create employment, but even... ... seem irrelevant today, but in the coming years, a challenge to even the most liberal minded thinkers, faced with the socioeconomic problems linked ...

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The Future of the Internet : And How to Stop It

By: Jonathan Zittrain

...ization of cultural participation offered by the Internet through the lens of liberal political theory: The networked information economy makes it poss... ...regulators acting with a light touch, as they traditionally have done within liberal societies. THE LONG ARM OF MARSHALL, TEXAS TiVo introduced the fir... ...r these shifts can move the boundaries of liberty along all three vectors of liberal political morality. They enable democratic discourse to flow among... ...70, 382–86 (D.C. Cir. 2007); T ony Mauro, Scholar’s Shift in Thinking Angers Liberals, USA T, Aug. 27, 1999, available at http://www.saf.org/T rib... ... Neil Weinstock Netanel, Cyberspace Self-Gov- ernance: A Skeptical View from Liberal Democratic Theory, 88 C. L. R. 395 (2000). Netanel argues tha... ... 395 (2000). Netanel argues that the sorts of principle-based checks in most democracies, such as an- tidiscrimination principles and equality in the ...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...of programs to fill. The ones who hold the real power in Modern capitalistic Democracies do not want to publicize their existence at all to the publ... ...own class of filthy rich scum. Now, she is a part of the establishment token liberals: and censored Jesse Ventura’s article about 9-11 either becaus... ...t’s all that matters…. Huh? So now only rich Nations are allowed to have democracies that actually work? Poor Nations are not allowed to have ... ...imacy, all honesty, all courage, all wonder, all love, all humanity in these ‘democracies’. This is one reason why any ruling dynasty becomes dang... ...nce expanded so that the American Media’s censorship in peacetime censors all liberal issues and viewpoints out of the airwaves. He let the America... ...d laughing against other right wing republicans… who are disguised as supposed liberals. One reason why it is so easy to tear down any elite power st... ... made sure that the rest of the world had same freedom to establish their own democracies just like they did. Instead; they only gave that exclusiv... ... not important. The US Government is responsible for destroying more budding democracies than any former oppressive Empire ever did. Only now it i...

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In the Days of the Comet

By: H. G. Wells

... restrained in all things, while I had that supreme gift for young men and democracies, the gift of copious expression. Parload I diagnosed in my secr... ...bears a pleasant lunch spread out with a simple equipage. Behind me is the liberal sunshine of the green and various garden. I see it all. Again I sit... ... done for these more finely living souls. “You made,” I said, trying to be liberal minded, “a home together.” “ A home!” He looked at me, and, I know ...

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Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

... I. The Roots of Anti-Americanism II. Containing the United States III. Islam and Liberalism IV. The New Rome - America, the Reluctant Empire V. ... ...Sodom and Gomorrah, a cesspool of immorality and spiritual decay. To many European liberals, the United states is a throwback to darker ages of rel... ... typically devalue most that which we have formerly idealized and idolized. To the liberal-minded, the United States of America reified the most no... .... Blair Narcissism, Group Behavior, and Terrorism The Iraqi and the Madman Islam and Liberalism Back to the Table of Contents! Containing the United ... ...kmanship. The article clearly identifies America's (capitalistic) economy and its (liberal, pluralistic, religious and democratic) values as its co... ...ia, and East Europe can attest, these vital lessons are lost on the dozens of "new democracies" the world over. Many of these presidents and prime ... ...on, and collusion with Western interests, both commercial and political. The new "democracies" are thinly-disguised and criminalized plutocracies ... ...archies (Macedonia, Bosnia, and Iraq, to mention three recent examples). The new "democracies" suffer from many of the same ills that afflict thei... ...e myth breaks down. For instance, it is maintained by their chief proponents that democracies are more peaceful than dictatorships. But the two mo...

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Cyclopedia of Economics

By: Sam Vaknin

...riven the gullible human race to the verge of annihilation and back. Participatory democracies have degenerated everywhere into venal plutocracies.... ... of humans, though molded by common experience, Jews are not a monolith. There are liberal Jews and orthodox Jews, narcissists and altruists, unscr... ...ere is no precedent to the extant fortean transition from totalitarian communism to liberal capitalism. This might well be true. Yet, nascent capit... ...d pension plans, and so on. d. Opportunities to be corrupt should be minimized by liberalizing and deregulating the economy. Red tape should be mi... ...ia, and East Europe can attest, these vital lessons are lost on the dozens of "new democracies" the world over. Many of these presidents and prime ... ...n, and collusion with Western interests, both commercial and political. The new "democracies" are thinly-disguised and criminalized plutocracies ... ...archies (Macedonia, Bosnia, and Iraq, to mention three recent examples). The new "democracies" suffer from many of the same ills that afflict thei... ...er of the unfit. But even these innocuous variants of eugenics fly in the face of liberalism. Inequality, claim the proponents of hereditary ameli... ...politics. Their raison d'etre and vigor were derived from their rabid opposition to liberalism, communism, conservatism, rationalism, and individual...

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

...riven the gullible human race to the verge of annihilation and back. Participatory democracies have degenerated everywhere into venal plutocracies.... ... of humans, though molded by common experience, Jews are not a monolith. There are liberal Jews and orthodox Jews, narcissists and altruists, unscr... ...ere is no precedent to the extant fortean transition from totalitarian communism to liberal capitalism. This might well be true. Yet, nascent capit... ...d pension plans, and so on. d. Opportunities to be corrupt should be minimized by liberalizing and deregulating the economy. Red tape should be mi... ...ia, and East Europe can attest, these vital lessons are lost on the dozens of "new democracies" the world over. Many of these presidents and prime ... ...n, and collusion with Western interests, both commercial and political. The new "democracies" are thinly-disguised and criminalized plutocracies ... ...archies (Macedonia, Bosnia, and Iraq, to mention three recent examples). The new "democracies" suffer from many of the same ills that afflict thei... ...er of the unfit. But even these innocuous variants of eugenics fly in the face of liberalism. Inequality, claim the proponents of hereditary ameli... ...politics. Their raison d'etre and vigor were derived from their rabid opposition to liberalism, communism, conservatism, rationalism, and individual...

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Narcissistic and Psychopathic Leaders

By: Sam Vaknin

...and foot, to make free use of everyone's money and dispose of their assets liberally, and to be cynically exempt from the rules that he himself est... ...d collusion with Western interests, both commercial and political. The new "democracies" are thinly-disguised and criminalized plutocracies (recall ... ... (Macedonia, Bosnia, and Iraq, to mention three recent examples). The new "democracies" suffer from many of the same ills that afflict their vetera... ...Iraq, Egypt, Norway, Latin America, and Britain. At the end of the 1930's, liberal capitalism, communism, and fascism (and its mutations) were lock... ...al Idea of Progress, which is most strongly reified by Western science and liberal democracy. All four illiberal ideologies firmly espouse a linear... ...ascism, Nazism, and Religious Fundamentalism, on the one hand, and Western liberalism, on the other hand: All four totalitarian ideologies regard in... ...s", all in the name of servicing "real" humanity and bettering its lot. But liberal democracy has been intermittently guilty of the same sin. The sa...

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Capitalistic Musings

By: Sam Vaknin

...oseph Stiglitz, Thomas Hellman, and Kevin Murdock concluded in their 1998 paper - "Liberalization, Moral Hazard in Banking, and Prudential Regulati... ...accorded a different treatment. While long term capital flows should be completely liberalized, encouraged and welcomed – the short term, "hot mone... ...Bursting asset bubbles, if they become more frequent in the future due to financial liberalization, globalization and unbridled credit growth, may r... ...lation. In an effort to overcome the pernicious effects of inflation, governments liberalize, deregulate and open their economies to competition. ... ...ive investments in education of the public and of state officials are required. e. Liberalization and deregulation of the economy. Abolition of red... ...e. The two countries with the highest incidence of AIDS are Africa's only two true democracies - Botswana and South Africa. The Centre for Economic...

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The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: James Boyle

...o its researchers. 38 If a conservative Web site reposted news articles from liberal newspapers with critical commentary, that, too, would have seemed... ...ture of communist and capitalist metaphors. All governance systems—including democracies and corporate boards—have problems. But so far as we can tell... ...ientific, and technical information has been central to the operation of both liberal democracy and capitalist economy. I owe the latter point particul... ...skepticism about monopolies; the strong traditions of open science; and even liberalism’s abiding focus on free speech and access to information. If y...

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God the Invisible King

By: H. G. Wells

...entials of the religious life. Many people, whom one would class as rather liberal Chris- tians of an Arian or Arminian complexion, may find the large... ...ng. The new conceptions do not tolerate either kings or aris- tocracies or democracies. Its implicit command to all its ad- herents is to make plain t... ... them with this renascence, or that will lead to the release of their more liberal adherents. Its probable obligations to Eastern thought are less rea...

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Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States from George Washington to Bill Clinton

...ly comforts adds the improvement of the mind and morals. We have there fore liberally furnished them with the implements of husbandry and household u... ... a pretext for them has been given by the United States, and of the fair and liberal attempt to induce a revoca tion of them, can not be anticipated.... ...o just to invade the rights of others, too proud to surren der our own, too liberal to indulge unworthy prejudices ourselves and too elevated not to ... ...our part with scrupulous regard to all these obligations, and in a spirit of liberality which was never surpassed. How little has been the effect of t... ... it is our duty to cultivate friendly relations and to act with kindness and liberal INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES 41 i... ...d by the changes all around us. Since the turn of the century, the number of democracies in the world has grown four fold. Human freedom is on the ma... ...ion and ideas. And the world’s greatest democracy will lead a whole world of democracies. Our land of new promise will be a nation that meets its obli...

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The Republic

By: Plato

...ard that forms of govern ment differ; there are tyrannies, and there are democracies, and there are aristocracies? Yes, I know. And the government i... ...e physicians and judges, but also those who would pro fess to have had a liberal education? Is it not disgraceful, and a great sign of want of good... ...t the bema and do not suffer a word to be said on the other side; hence in democracies almost everything is managed by the drones. Very true, he said.... ...es fair and loud and persuasive, and draw the cities over to tyrannies and democracies. Very true. Moreover, they are paid for this and receive honour... ...est honour, as might be expected, from tyrants, and the next greatest from democracies; but the higher they ascend our constitution hill, the more th...

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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

By: Adam Smith

...eavour to shew hereafter, is very different upon different occasions; more liberal in a society advancing to opulence, than in one that is standing st... ...n by the different state of those countries. 66 The Wealth of Nations The liberal reward of labour, therefore, as it is the necessary effect, so it i... ...g a great part of the children which their fruitful marriages produce. The liberal reward of labour, by enabling them to provide better for their chil... ..., and Philadelphia, where the wages of common labour are so very high. The liberal reward of labour, therefore, as it is the effect of in- creasing we... ...ders of the society; the stationary is dull; the declining melancholy. The liberal reward of labour, as it encourages the propagation, so it increases... ...cted with all the thoughtless 670 The Wealth of Nations extravagance that democracies are apt to fall into, could be safely trusted with the manageme... ...om those rancourous and virulent factions which are inseparable from small democracies, and which have so fre- quently divided the affections of their...

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In the Fourth Year Anticipations of a World Peace

By: H. G. Wells

...ernational Government” is a very sympathetic contribution from the English liberal left; but the reader must understand that these two writers seem di... ...d have anticipated. For the first time in a King’s Speech we heard of the “democracies” of the world, and there was a clear claim that the Allies at p... ...ate by our own practice how we on our side, professing as we do to act for democracies, to make democracy safe on the earth, and so on, intend to meet... ...rm of palm oil. One of the most powerful levers in the hands of the Allied democracies at the present time in their struggle against the imperial brig... ... policy. It is a thing overdue. No doubt we have al- ready a literature of liberal imperialism and a considerable accumulation of declarations by this... ... but a self-conscious political system working side by side with the other democracies of the earth, preparing the way for, and prepared at last to sa... ...rowned—that we should join with this renascent Germany and with these thus liberalized Powers and with our Allies and with the neutrals in one great L... ...s and that there is a disposition even to sacrifice the in- terests of the liberal allies to dynastic sympathies. These things are not to be believed,... ... “… little Liber-al, or else a little Conservative,” he must at least be a Liberal-Unionist or a Conservative Free- Trader. But seeking a fair represe...

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Proposed Roads to Freedom

By: Bertrand Russell

...against revolution. He protests against the attitude of undue hostility to Liberalism which is com- mon among Socialists, and he blunts the edge of th... ...lution- ary ardor and tend to transform Socialists into a left wing of the Liberal Party. But the increasing prosperity of wage-earn- 27 Bertrand Rus... ...ect Disraeli and Bismarck were shrewder judges of human nature than either Liberals or Socialists. It has become increasingly difficult to put trust i... ...1906 and 42 in December, 1910) might be reck- oned almost as a part of the Liberal Party. France, unlike England and Germany, was not content merely t... ...But in actual fact the psychology of the working man in any of the Western democracies is totally unlike that which is assumed in the Communist Manife... ...omething more positive and constructive than this is needed if govern- ing democracies are not to inherit the vices of governing classes in the past. ... ...vils of its own; but Guild Socialism, or even Syndicalism, if it adopted a liberal policy toward those who preferred to work less than the usual numbe...

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Notes on Life and Letters

By: Joseph Conrad

...ers In the second half of the eighteenth century there were two centres of liberal ideas on the continent of Europe: France and Poland. On an impartia... ... to a certain extent a convenient rallying-point for all manifestations of liberalism. Since that time we have come to be regarded simply as a nuisanc... ...nstitutions. The Pol- ish State offers a singular instance of an extremely liberal administrative federalism which, in its Par- liamentary life as wel... ...e or from an exaggerated sense of its own cleverness. I am speaking now of democracies whose chiefs resemble the tyrant of Syracuse in this, 107 Jose... ...man who advocated a St. Bartholomew’s Night for the suppression of Russian liberalism) was displaying his “divine” (I have read the very word in an En...

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The Federalist Papers

By: Alexander Hamilton

...crifice the weaker party or an obnoxious individual. Hence it is that such democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and con- tention; have ... ... of the republican, and by citing as specimens of the latter the turbulent democracies of ancient Greece and modern Italy. Under the confusion of name... ...iple, and were accord- ingly those which have best deserved, and have most liberally received, the applauding suffrages of political writers. This exc... ...ngage- ments to immediate necessity? How can it undertake or ex- ecute any liberal or enlarged plans of public good? Let us attend to what would be th... ...dual discharge of the domestic debt, and to furnish, for a certain period, liberal tributes to the federal treasury. A very large proportion of this f... ...refer to a few known facts, in support of what I advance. In the most pure democracies of Greece, many of the ex- ecutive functions were performed, no... ...v- ernment could have succeeded within the narrow limits oc- cupied by the democracies of Greece. In answer to all these arguments, suggested by reaso...

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