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Which World government has it right? 1 week 2 days ago #3235149

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Do you believe that any of the world government systems have the ability to produce a system of peace and security? If yes, could you please explain why? What are the options to what we have now that may be better than what we have now?
The reason I ask these questions is to find out if people believe that man will fix his problems and will we be able to bring peace to the earth?
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I've lived around the world and more then a dozen countries a year or more. on the most part, they had good things and bad things going for them.
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Finland had it right until recently. Now I’m not sure.

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No government is perfect as long as imperfect men "run" the show. There are certainly Democratic governments that are better off than Communist countries where liberty is curtailed. As far as a utopia government, it's not happening soon in this present world.
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Where liberty is the norm, so too is the acceptance to riot and protest against the administration of that liberty; is this better than the communist countries where liberty is not the norm but riots and protests. which are often only activated by a few agitators, and is the same in democratic run countries, who do not change the status quo in either system.

It is a deep question, I know, but IMO if it is not fixed soon the dissent in the world will eventually implode on itself to the total destruction of any governance.

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Which World government has it right? 1 week 1 day ago #3235262

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Dissent is a part of democracy in both democracies and countries that aren't. Civil disobedience is part of dissent with or without rioting but civil disobedience does not have to include riots.
No one country is going to save the world by it's example. A country might be an example of a government that works for that country. A authoritarian government might work, which could be communist, a military dictatorship, an oligarchy, a "president for life" or a theocracy. In authoritarian government people have limited rights and what they can and can't do is largely by dictate. Democracy lets the people have a say and they pick their representatives in some form or another. Then the representatives make laws and programs at the will of the people.
What works in one place might not work in another, IOW one type of democracy (or authoritarianism) does not fit all. So what has to happen is countries must make agreements and cooperate to achieve peace and well being because each country is different.
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Which World government has it right? 1 week 1 day ago #3235339

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No, cannot see any country achieving this state. Mankind has lived in chaos for all time.
We behave as a virus does, fighting for survival at all cost, it is in our nature to do so.
People who are peaceful, kind and giving are swallowed up by the more robust opportunists and takers.

Maybe thousands of years into the future, there may be such a state of existence, it would have to be a purely socialist state of being. Equality for all.
In my humble opinion of course.

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Which World government has it right? 1 week 1 day ago #3235350

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19Pete38 wrote: Where liberty is the norm, so too is the acceptance to riot and protest against the administration of that liberty; is this better than the communist countries where liberty is not the norm but riots and protests. which are often only activated by a few agitators, and is the same in democratic run countries, who do not change the status quo in either system.

It is a deep question, I know, but IMO if it is not fixed soon the dissent in the world will eventually implode on itself to the total destruction of any governance.
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What Communist countries are really allowed to dissent on a large scale before any crack down? Look at Venezuela where the people literally starved and the food trucks from sympathetic countries were blocked. Look at Russia, where assassinations are rampant. My background is from a small Communist country where Socialism and Communism were enacted. It was equal all right. The government confiscated all the livelihood of common folk and
created 'equality of oppression and poverty." The elite held the power of life and death. The henchmen who carried
out their orders were rewarded. We called them "traitors.' Happily and on a personal note, we "escaped" this man made Utopia.

I find living in the USA a much better proposition as far as individual rights and a chance to "pull yourself up by the bootstraps" and thereby achieve a higher standard of living. In Democratic countries, dissent and demonstrations
are allowed with little danger of being annihilated in the process. No, it is not perfect but the best so far.

As long as there are nuclear weapons available, there is a threat to total oblivion of humankind. If some madman pushes the red button. the other side is sure to retaliate. That is a sure thing and perhaps serves as a "drawback"
and deterent.
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Which World government has it right? 1 week 1 day ago #3235373

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From the outside looking in, the Swiss seem to have a good system. They have not been at war for over 200 years. They appear to be largely happy and prosperous.
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Serena77 wrote: No government is perfect as long as imperfect men "run" the show. There are certainly Democratic governments that are better off than Communist countries where liberty is curtailed. As far as a utopia government, it's not happening soon in this present world.


There is no utopia, everyone has their issues. Maybe things will improve when we have more imperfect women running things. Liberty means different things to different people. I am just curious if you are you speaking of the kind of liberty and freedom where a government can exert control over a woman's uterus?
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