The Moral Collapse of U.S. And …..

The Moral Collapse of U.S. and Global Society- and the Necessary Conditions for Rebirth

By Dr. Glen T. Martin

Many philosophers of law have affirmed the idea that the central function of law is to provide the conditions within which individuals can flourish in the sense of pursuing the aims and goods that each understands as constituting a good human life.  They have concluded that the social framework of the law must be designed to make this possible.  Yet the two global institutions that have come to dominate our planet — global capitalism and the system of sovereign nation-states — have functioned to progressively destroy everywhere the social conditions within which human beings can aspire to lead good human lives. The fragmentation of so-called “sovereign nation-states” — of a multiplicity of weak nations dominated by a few powerful nations — has allowed global banking and capital to colonize the world-system to the point where the democratic social contract within most nations is hopelessly broken. [1] Continue reading “The Moral Collapse of U.S. And …..”