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Other World Candidates Miss Key US Component

Reader comment on item: Hating America's Success

Submitted by James Pash (United States), Oct 12, 2004 at 15:27

Nations such as Russia and China miss the opportunity to do as well as the US due to their disregard for the value of the individual constitutionally enforced. "The Masses" is hardly a way to think in order to grow a child such as Bill Gates.

Jesus, who is recognised in the US at least as a great philosopher, said, "the greatest among you will be servant of all." Until government officials in these countries consider themselves "public servants" instead of "public enforcers," they will fail, all the way to their head of state.

The desire to dominate is a drug of which the powerful cannot get enough. These countries must learn that they cannot have it both ways. Wealth will only be created by the unique inner compulsions for achievement when nurtured by an environment of true freedom.

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