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Political Will and Inner Experience

The ultimate strength and deep power of a society must be measured in terms of its psychosocial capital—i.e. by the values and will of its people and the intrinsic justice and endurance of its institutions. Societal strength is not measured by physical coercive powers.

At the core of that capability is personal experience both as an individual and as part of the wider social group. In describing the emergence of imperatives in society, the following features were noted:

It therefore seems reasonable to regard political will-G6 as entangled with a variety of experiential phenomena. This deserves more study.

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Originally posted: August-2009; Last updated: 15-Nov-2010

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