Governments and Wisdom

The wisdom of governments is a rare commodity. It is difficult for those in government say things that are the right things to say for the right reasons and in their belief that governments must provide their people with their daily bread and weekly luxuries, they fall into the tempting belief which they verily want to believe – that their own government has special ideals and special qualities which will protect or enhance their masters the people.  Should any of the masters or competitors of government err, it is unlikely that those trespasses will be forgiven for the self belief of governments tends to prevent much self knowledge and less self criticism. Continue reading