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VWP040: Government

VWP040: Government

GovernmentIn today’s show we are going to talk about: The role of government in our lives. I want to cover quite a few topics on this subject. We tend to give so much power away in our lives and this is a place where I feel we have given away the most power.In the United States our form of government is called a democratic republic. And hopefully, most of you know what that means but just in case I’m going to give it a brief definition.Wiki defines it as a country that is both a republic and a democracy. It is one where ultimate authority and power is derived from the citizens, and the government itself is run through elected officials.Republic – Authority and power of citizens. Democracy – run by elected officials.There are many problems that I see with this system of government and mostly I question whether we actually need a full time government with full time elected officials at all. I tend to think along the lines that getting a group of citizens together using an election proc