Communist rulers have been conscious that they had become a barrier to, somewhat than a supply of, progress. By distinction, economic development continues apace in contemporary China, sustaining the elite’s confidence in its own legitimacy. As Meyer (1983, p. 6) comments, communist revolutions have been originally intended as cultural revolutions. Through schooling and persuasion, the goal was to create a new communist personality which might flourish in a classless, atheist society, freed from the poisons inhaled underneath capitalism. Post-materialism However, the political success of George W. Bush (born, like Clinton, in 1946) reminds us that postmaterialism could not carry all before it.
But liberalism should not result in greater intolerance of divergent views. But folks get so excited or so satisfied that they’re right of their liberal view that they are often illiberal in the direction of those that do not share their liberal view. I do not assume Singaporeans … Read More