Italy’s government showed the world how to take responsibility in a pandemic

If there ever was an unlikely country to be designated a model of collective civility, that’s Italy. My native land is usually depicted as a beautiful place whose abundance of natural and cultural treasures is entrusted, alas, to its disorganised, corrupt, unruly inhabitants.



a person driving a car: Photograph: Flavio Lo Scalzo/Reuters


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And yet everybody these days seems to be lavishing praise on us: the New York Times, the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal are all describing as exemplary the way in which we Italians have clawed ourselves out of the tragic pit we were in this spring, as coronavirus raged and convoys of military trucks had to be deployed to carry the coffins – they were so many.

We’ve certainly come a long way from being described, as we were at the pandemic’s start, as the usual irresponsible incompetents for allowing such a disaster to happen, or

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Italy’s government showed the world how to take responsibility in a pandemic | Italy

If there ever was an unlikely country to be designated a model of collective civility, that’s Italy. My native land is usually depicted as a beautiful place whose abundance of natural and cultural treasures is entrusted, alas, to its disorganised, corrupt, unruly inhabitants.

And yet everybody these days seems to be lavishing praise on us: the New York Times, the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal are all describing as exemplary the way in which we Italians have clawed ourselves out of the tragic pit we were in this spring, as coronavirus raged and convoys of military trucks had to be deployed to carry the coffins – they were so many.

We’ve certainly come a long way from being described, as we were at the pandemic’s start, as the usual irresponsible incompetents for allowing such a disaster to happen, or for sentencing to death an already terminally ill economy

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Amish Life – Maintaining Social Responsibility

As the world began to shift from an economy reliant on agriculture to one of industrial influence, so too did daily interaction among human beings. Community life that once hailed the virtues of work ethic and intimate interaction slowly gave way to a society corrupted by the destructive nature of self-achievement and individualism. To maintain a way of life that coheres with the principles of old, certain sects of people began to withdraw from the blooming of this new type of society. Such people set up small societies that were generally self-sufficient, and stressed the importance of maintaining close relationships with neighbors as well as family. In such societies today, the most common example is likely the Amish community. A total withdrawal from all technological aspects of society enables them to focus more on religion and social interaction than modern society can allow.

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Ought to The Government Be Allowed To Force Us Into Jury Responsibility?

We are all absolutely and personally liable for the present economic crisis and it is time to take a good and long look as to just who is the government? People must read among the articles you’ve about our American political system. That is concerning the constitution, SCOTUS and political events thought of government, not faith. In the implementation of government affairs of the state, the executive branch turns into nominal and symbolic in nature ( which means no political power)as the pinnacle of the of the state ( King, Emperor, and President).

On the other hand, I feel for people who are shedding their grasp on the “American Dream”. Obama didn’t want to use government power to cross legal guidelines. Greater than 100 members of Congress collected public pensions in addition to their taxpayer-financed $174,000 wage in 2012, in line with the Nationwide Journal.

A rustic which is poor … Read More