Re: world pacification

Mark Grant (
Sat, 20 Sep 1997 10:49:54 +0000

On Sun, 21 Sep 1997, Joao Pedro wrote:

> You are picturing a giant, super-state in the forms of the American
> government. That, I agree, could go wrong but my idea of a world
> government is of a less powerful institution with local governments
> assuring most of the world's policies.

Of course this the kind of government described in the US Constitution.
Worked well, didn't it?

> We will have a world government in the future or we will have no future
> at all.

If we have a world government, we will have no future at all.

> World government for assuring peace, security, liberty and equitity
> between nations that, of course, would have their own, local
> governments.

Have you ever read 'Atlas Shrugged'? This sounds remarkably like the kind
of thing Rand's politicians came up with.


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