In free societies we often forget that the government we place ourselves under is actually a creation of our collective self. We come together and determine the structure and representatives who form our government entities who are then chartered to do things that the collective (us) needs done.
Over the last couple of thousand years the role and structure of government has changed – sometimes dramatically.
Often, consumed by the problems of today, we forget to think of the longer term structure of governments. It is important to step away from the present and think of where we want to go in respects to the natural evolution of our governing structures.
Here’s a talk to get you thinking of the future: