S01 E09 Governance
2021 Jul 0453m 3s
Structured governance has been a part of human civilization for the last 5000 plus years. In fact many believe that governance makes civilizations. The well known statesman, author, poet and philosopher Henri Thoreau once said that the ideal form of government is the one that governs the least. Both Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King followed much of his ideals of the civil disobedience movement to bring about sweeping reforms in the practical aspects of governing. Politics in the Roman senate with all its idiosyncrasies before the Common Era have many similarities to how we govern today. The gorilla governing system, which functions perfectly, is an interesting form of benign dictatorship.The concept of Utopian Socialism as propounded by Dostoevsky among others, added another dimension to systems of governance.In this thought evoking and intellectually brilliant episode, Jules explains to Phoenix on how today's society may be able to forge a bond with the future, only by rethinking our form of governance. In this episode you will listen to various methods and outcomes that can , with purposeful thought and action, be a successful passport to the future.