Presentation on theme: "The Consequences of Governmental Philosophies on Communities 1:3 Freedom runs wild and INDIVIDUALISM is worshiped. There is a balance between LIBERTY and."— Presentation transcript:
The Consequences of Governmental Philosophies on Communities 1:3 Freedom runs wild and INDIVIDUALISM is worshiped. There is a balance between LIBERTY and ORDER. ORDER without freedom. Some individuals worshiped, others insignificant. Man is self centered. It's about 'my will be done'. Christ centered Individual. ‘Thy will be done'. Self-centered 'king'. King's will be done. People do as they please with impunity. Anarchy. Authority with Responsibility.People must do as 'king' says - 'Or else!' Fear of punishment.
The Consequences of Governmental Philosophies on Communities 2:3 There is license, an excess of freedom (do as I will) and no restraint. There is self-government under Christ's rule. People are ruled by consent. There is slavery. No freedom and arbitrary law made by 'king'. Lawlessness is prevalent. Each one is a law unto himself. There is great liberty with law.Bondage is evident. There is lawful coercion or people are plundered under a dictatorial rule. Rugged individualism separate from God and society. Self-government with unity.The individual has value only as it is of use as part of the state.
The Consequences of Governmental Philosophies on Communities 3:3 Nihilism: Insurgency, Insurrection and Rebellion - Socially, Morally and Politically. Local Self-government with union. Communism (socialism) with centralization of power in the hands of one or a few. The individual determines amount of freedom and property exclusive of others. Government is by the consent of the governed. Central government determines amount and extent of freedom, property and union. Resulting forms of Government: Anarchy to Pagan Democracy Resulting forms of Government: Christian Constitutional Federal Republic Resulting forms of Government: Bureaucracy to Dictatorship.