America and the Limits of the Politics of Selfishness by Sidney Waldman

By Sidney Waldman

the US and the bounds of the Politics of Selfishness examines Congress, the Presidency, the general public, and public coverage, demonstrating the real effect of the public's selfishness, morality, compassion, and spiritual ideals at the American political approach. The impact of public opinion on our democratically elected leaders impacts no matter if our kingdom could be capable of finding strategies to a few of its extra vital difficulties. The public's self-love—an specific or over the top regard for oneself and one's pursuits, unbalanced through a priority for others past one's family—is serious in impacting the standard of our political method. for instance, Waldman illustrates how the general public impacts the government's skill to resolve the matter of failing schooling in our towns and rural cities. eventually, this paintings unearths the significance of compassion, morality, and faith in facing the matter of over the top self-love, with nice sensible outcomes for our kingdom, our personal welfare, and that of the world.

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