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Possible Forms of a World Government: Advantages and Disadvantages

When we try to obtain guidance from the past as to potential forms that a unification of humanity into a world-government could take, we find several models that have been tried, to greater or less success, at the nation level of organisation.  228 more words

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An Alternative Vision for Human Unity to the Imperialistic Model of Unification

Humanity tends to fixate its attention on the way things have been done in the past.  Change, however, can only take place when humanity breaks out of the ruts of the past and attempts some new direction.    470 more words

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The Attempted Justification of Domination by One Culture over Another Based on Eventual Benefit

There has been a debate, throughout human history as to whether the means to an end, no matter how oppressive or even horrific, can be justified by an eventual benefit of some sort.  355 more words

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A Sitting In The Lake

By Douglas McElheny

On Easter Sunday this year I woke up feeling like I’d actually rested during the night, which is abnormal for me since I usually wake up feeling quite the opposite to varying degrees. 1,630 more words

Dream Interpretation

The Attempt to Justify Domination by One Culture over Another Based on Superiority Is Flawed

Humanity has seen, repeated throughout the world, the justification for invading, dominating and controlling another society or culture based on some alleged benefit of superiority that will be transmitted to the subjugated society.  352 more words

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The Need for a Diverse, Vibrant and Living Unity of Humanity

The materialistic advances of humanity over the last several hundred years have resulted in bringing the world closer together in a certain sense.  There is world-wide instant communication, news and fast international travel.  444 more words

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Economic Cooperation Is the Third Key Condition of a Free World-Union

Human society, as currently organised, encourages competition rather than cooperation.  There is an egoistic nationalism that builds upon individual egoism to try to optimize one’s own advantage at the expense of anyone or anything else.  515 more words

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