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Political Idology vs. Post Political Reality

Limits To Politics Guest Post By: Wolf von Baumgart Political systems, as man-made structures, have their intrinsic limitations, as does the political mindset. Modern Government, by its nature is a both a legal mechanism and a political ecosystem, subject to a multiplicity of inputs and externalities. In broader perspective, governments are usually reflective of their respective national cultures in fairly large measure unless externally imposed or otherwise influenced under critical, chaotic or catastrophic conditions. (1) Consequently, they are limited by the range of their fluid cultural assumptions (forms) and have a finite lifespan, as concrete civilization (substance) ultimately progresses according to said assumptions to their end points. (2) Further consideration leads to precursors of a transition state to new cultural forms for the 21st Century and beyond. (3) At Read more