Democracy, Esther, Mont Saint Michel and Chartres, The

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Issues like abortion and euthanasia clearly show the limits of democracy. And consequently Fascism is opposed to Democracy, which equates the nation to the majority, lowering it to the level of that majority; nevertheless it is the purest form of democracy if the nation is conceived, as it should be, qualitatively and not quantitatively, as the most powerful idea (most powerful because most moral, most coherent, most true) which acts within the nation as the conscience and the will of a few, even of One, which ideal tends to become active within the conscience and the will of all—that is to say, of all those who rightly constitute a nation by reason of nature, history or race, and have set out upon the same line of development and spiritual formation as one conscience and one sole will.. ..

Politics and Society in Western Europe

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Once in office, they proceeded to consolidate and expand their power through technically legal means. f. It was not that Bacon had made any scientific discoveries of his own; he simply proclaimed the doctrine that science can save us. We consider two kinds of conversion: unitary conversion, e.g. by means of mass communication tools, or binary conversion, e.g. by means of interactions between people. We didn't pass it on to our children in the bloodstream.

Toleration, Diversity, and Global Justice

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Throughout that period, the basis of that appeal has been the idea that America and Americanism (as core Republican voters understood those things) were in critical danger and under constant attack from within, from feminism and multiculturalism and the P. By this logic leaders on all sides of the Cold War conflict understood the risks and opportunities they faced in much the same way. But to adjust social parameters in public life to accommodate divergent religions will weaken, not strengthen, the ability of America to sustain herself.

Transformation and Trouble: Crime, Justice and Participation

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You've seen the pictures: burned-out buildings, junk cars littering vacant lots, drug dealers loitering on street corners. You have only to go right on, and at the end of the road, be it short or long, victory and honor will be found. John Rawls, A Theory of Justice (Harvard University Press, 1971); abbreviated TJ. Much of the reaction was released to Baptist Press the same day the boy's family shared a statement with media outlets expressing "praise" to "God for His grace and mercy."

Democracy and the Human Equation

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It may seem more opportune to observe a prudent silence, or even seek a compromise, but what a lack of faith it denotes! There is no other cause to account for the decadence of the West. Not long ago I had the privilege of visiting with 1,200 college students for the weekly meeting of The Salt Company, a ministry of Cornerstone Church in Ames, Iowa, near the campus of Iowa State University. The theory that social institutions and practices should be understood in terms of the functions they carry out in sustaining the larger social system.

Democracy in the Christian Church: An Historical,

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For Fascism the State is absolute, while individuals and groups are relative. In that sense, fundamentalism represents a moralprotest against decadence and hypocrisy; it aims to restore ‘rightful’ order and re-establish thelink between the human world and the divine. Mike Hagen, founder and president of the Strength Team, died Oct. 11 after suffering a stroke following surgery. To do so, it must maintain its own legitimacy in the eyes of the people.

Irish Democracy and the Right to Freedom of Information

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It aims to tackle the best arguments of its intellectual opponents, not just the easiest targets. The slave or serf obviously toils for the enrichment of the master and receives only a bare subsistence. (James Madison told a visitor shortly after the American Revolution that he made $257 a year on every slave he owned and spent only $12 or $13 for the slave's keep.) Sharecroppers who must give a third or half their crop to the landowner are also obviously exploited.

Political Change and Underdevelopment: A Critical

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Accountability implies that the media workers would be accountable for their decisions to the media workers� assemblies in the first instance and, next, to the community assemblies. Franklin Graham will be holding a prayer rally on the Historic Capitol building steps in Tallahassee today (Jan. 12) as part of his Decision America 2016 tour. The overriding concern again was to restore the stability of the system. Or were they democratic improvements, as I would argue? He thought that liberty was a positive andconstructive force.

The Wisdom of the Crowd: The Epistemic Case for Democracy:

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A loose-knit and unstable network mainly based among rural, working-class whites, the Patriot movement attracted millions of supporters at its height. It is far too late in the day to ask whether government should interfere in business enterprise. This period is usually referred to as the ‘first wave’ of feminism, and was characterizedby the demand that women should enjoy the same legal and political rights as men. Foley, M. (1994) (ed.) Ideas that Shape Politics. Hayward, T. (1998) Political Theory and Ecological Values.

Alexis de Tocqueville and the American National Identity:

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The tension is less pronounced with respect to the natural sciences; however, there, too, ideologies tend to inhibit the growth of understanding, because of their concern with man’s nature and the nature of the universe and because of their insistence on the unity of knowledge. Constitutionalism The belief that governmentpower should be exercised within a framework of rules (a constitution) that define the duties,powers and functions of government institutions and the rights of the individual (see p. 41).

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