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Emerging New Perspectives on Epidemiology

Apr 29,20by Satish Verma

In this timely satire, Satish Verma takes on the millenials who have suddenly taken upon the profession of epidemiology and garnishing it with liberal notions of social justice, are wreaking havoc upon any ears sensitive to scientific truth. He takes upon feminism, liberalism and the kind of Indian secularism which goes to great lengths to defend Tablighi Jamaat, but attacks everything Hindu.

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Collectivism vs. Atomism – Left vs. Right – FR – Part 2

Our society is thus like a set of concentric rings, beginning with the most concrete and personal of human connections and concluding in the most abstract and philosophical of human commitments. Each ring, starting from the innermost sanctum of the family and the individuals who compose it, anchors and enables the next and is in turn protected by it and given the room to thrive. The outermost ring of society is guarded and sustained by the national government, which is charged with protecting the space in which the entire society can flourish and enabling all Americans to participate in and benefit from what happens there.

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The Implosion of the Welfare State Model

The simplest way in which the advanced welfare state will lose attractiveness is the looming bankruptcy of the European welfare states. The financial bankruptcy is not anything that even the cleverest planner can avoid. As publicly financial benefits grow, so do the populations who find that they need them. The more people who need benefits, the more government bureaucracy is required. The more people who rely on support from the government and the larger the government, the fewer the people in the private sector who pay for the benefits and for the apparatus of the state. The larger the number of people who depend on government either for benefits or for their jobs, the larger the constituency for voting for ever-larger government.

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The Problem with the Welfare State

This is an excerpt from the book "Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010" by Charles Murray. The book gives two models of society: the American Project and The European Welfare State. The author makes a critique of the Welfare State of Europe, analyzing its inherent unsustainability and internal faults and presents another alternative model which is hinged equally on responsibilities and rights.

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