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Euro Ethics... continued

TRENDS THAT REVERSE THE PRINCIPLE OF NATIONAL SOVEREIGNTY

Any confederation of peoples results in a lessening of the diversity of each, and such conglomerations have often boded ill for society. I understand from a psychologist that there is a phenomenon known as a group spirit which can take control of groupings causing then to initiate projects that can become unmanageable. As an example in a local setting, a gang of youths will perpetrate vandalism, which as individuals they would never do. When brought up in court the defence is usually that their behaviour was quite out of character.

Be that as it may there is a striking verse in the Bible referring to a Christian's life before conversion. "In time past you walked according to the course of this world...the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience". Large groupings could be vulnerable to such influences and even unwittingly allow the secular to thwart the purposes of God.

REASONS FOR CONFEDERACIES

Combines and alliances are formed for varied reasons, and they are not all altruistic. Sometimes it is from fear. "What will happen to us if we are left out?" So, as the old adage goes, "if you can't beat them, join them". For others it is self-interest. They all want their share of the cake, as when a shopkeeper who would prefer to close on Sundays decides to open to compete with the others.

Index to the Topic
Euro Ethics
The Monetary Issue
But what will be the consequences
Jesus and Currency
The Bible and National identity
Trends that reverse the principle of national sovereignty
Inherent Dangers 


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