The End of History and the Last Man is a 1992 book by Francis Fukuyama, expanding on his 1989 essay "The End of History?", published in the international affairs journal The National Interest. In the book, Fukuyama argues that the advent of Western liberal democracy may signal the endpoint of humanity's sociocultural evolution and the final form of human government.
"What we may be witnessing is not just the end of the Cold War, or the passing of a particular period of post-war history, but the end of history as such: that is, the end point of mankind's ideological evolution and the universalization of Western liberal democracy as the final form of human government."
Fukuyama's position contradicts that of Karl Marx, who imagined that antagonistic history would end with communism displacing capitalism. Fukuyama himself identifies on some level with Marx, but identifies most strongly with the German philosopher Hegel, by way of Alexandre Kojève. Kojève argued that the progress of history must lead toward the establishment of a "universal and homogenous" state, most likely incorporating elements of liberal or social democracy; but Kojeve's emphasis on the necessarily "post-political" character of such a state (and its citizens) makes such comparisons inadequate, and is irreducible to any mere "triumph" of capitalism.
Various Western commentators have described the thesis of The End of History as flawed because it does not sufficiently take into account the power of ethnic loyalties and religious fundamentalism as a counter-force to the spread of liberal democracy, with the specific example of Islamic fundamentalism, or radical Islam, as the most powerful of these.
Benjamin Barber wrote a 1992 article and a 1995 book, Jihad vs. McWorld, that addressed this theme. Barber described "McWorld" as a secular, liberal, corporate-friendly transformation of the world and used the word "jihad" to refer to the competing forces of tribalism and religious fundamentalism, with a special emphasis on Islamic fundamentalism.
Samuel P. Huntington wrote a 1993 essay, "The Clash of Civilizations", in direct response to The End of History; he then expanded the essay into a 1996 book, The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order. In the essay and book, Huntington argued that the temporary conflict between ideologies is being replaced by the ancient conflict between civilizations. The dominant civilization decides the form of human government, and these will not be constant. He especially singled out Islam, which he described as having "bloody borders".
After the September 11, 2001, attacks, The End of History was cited by some commentators as a symbol of the supposed naiveté and undue optimism of the Western world during the 1990s, in thinking that the end of the Cold War also represented the end of major global conflict. In the weeks after the attacks, Fareed Zakaria called the events "the end of the end of history", while George Will wrote that history had "returned from vacation".
Fukuyama did discuss radical Islam briefly in The End of History. He argued that Islam is not an Imperialist force like Stalinism and Fascism; that is, it has little intellectual or emotional appeal outside the Islamic "heartlands". Fukuyama pointed to the economic and political difficulties that Iran and Saudi Arabia face and argued that such states are fundamentally unstable: either they will become democracies with a Muslim society (like Turkey) or they will simply disintegrate. Moreover, when Islamic states have actually been created, they were easily dominated by the powerful Western states.
In October 2001, Fukuyama, in a Wall Street Journal opinion piece, responded to the declarations that the September 11 attacks had disproved his views by stating that "time and resources are on the side of modernity, and I see no lack of a will to prevail in the United States today." He also noted that his original thesis "does not imply a world free from conflict, nor the disappearance of culture as a distinguishing characteristic of societies."
Another challenge to the "end of history" thesis is the growth in the economic and political power of two countries, Russia and China; China has a single-party state government, while Russia, though a democracy, has been described by some as de facto authoritarian.
Radiation high in Fukushima reservoirs
State and local government officials say they have detected radioactive substances exceeding government safety limits in soil at the bottom of agricultural dams and reservoirs in Fukushima Prefecture.
The agriculture ministry and the Fukushima prefectural government found 8,000 becquerels or more per kilogram of radioactive substances in 568 out of the 1,940 dams and reservoirs they inspected between last June and December.
108 were in the evacuation zones around the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, and 460 were further away.
Officials detected 370,000 becquerels per kilogram in the soil of a reservoir 58 kilometers away from the plant.
It is the highest reading so far recorded outside the evacuation zones, and more than 46 times the government limit of 8,000 becquerels for radioactive waste.
The state government is obliged to dispose of radioactive waste beyond this limit.
Prefectural officials say rain may have carried radioactive substances into the waters from surrounding forests.
Water from the reservoir with the highest reading outside the evacuation zones is being used for rice paddies nearby. But officials say they have not found radiation levels exceeding food safety limits in locally-produced rice, probably because radioactive substances in the soil barely dissolve in water.
The head of an association of residents says officials have told them they will not be exposed to radiation as long as there is water in the reservoir.
But he says they fear radioactive levels may surge if it dries up. He is urging the state government to address the problem as soon as possible.
Fukushima residents wavering over radioactive wastes facilities:
Okuma Town is home to Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant. The town's radiation levels are so high that much of it is designated as "no-entry zone". The entire Koirino district is part of the proposed site for intermediate storage facilities. NHK asked the evacuees from this community whether they accepted this.
What do cancer and Reaganomics have in common?Reaganomics has created insane and rising levels of student debt in America's universities. ....Socialism is a failure so is Reaganomics. so liberty doctrine how do you suppose we fix everything? by the way our public education, police dept. fire dept, healthcare, national security, armed forces & justice system are run as socialist systems.
Charles Goyette has long been known in Phoenix as "America’s Most Independent Talk Show Host!" With years of hands-on experience as an investment professional, he brings a welcome dimension of foresight and clarity to his political and economic commentary. Goyette has been called on often to share his views with television audiences nationally on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and PBS, including on The O’Reilly Factor, the popular PBS program NOW with Bill Moyers, and as a frequent guest on Lou Dobbs Tonight on CNN, repeatedly warning before the current economic turmoil of the "economic calamity the Republicans and Democrats" were creating. Longtime financial professional Charles Goyette discussed the continued devaluation of the U.S. dollar, and how he sees this crisis unfolding for the average American. Over the years, the dollar has lost 96% of its purchasing power, he said, and the current rise in the price of gold reflects the fall of US currency. America has a staggering amount of debt--$1.3 million for every family; these debts will be accrued in some manner-- typically by fleecing the middle class, he warned.
The Coming Global Holocaust by Steve Quayle And Tom Horn
About Steve Quayle
Books Angel Wars Giants LongWalkers Blueprint For Survival Giants and Ancient History Breathe No Evil LongWalkers Aliens & Fallen Angels Weather Wars Investment Perspectives on Precious Metals Aliens and Fallen Angels Genesis 6 Giants True Legends Genetic Armageddon
Stephen Quayle is the author of five books. For over thirty years, he has been investigating ancient civilizations, giants, UFOs and biological warfare as they relate to the future of mankind. Stephen discusses the coming worst-case scenarios approaching this world and how they interrelate to each other. Earthquakes, volcanoes, nuclear and biological terrorism, coupled with the planned financial meltdown of the U.S. dollar will thrust us into unimagined tribulations. Stephen Quayle is on record as stating that we have moved from the realm of natural threats into the arena of supernaturally guided events of the unseen hand of evil orchestrating world events of unfathomable proportions.
Steve is the former editor and publisher of Survival Quest and Security and Survival Chronicles -- monthly newsletters which dealt with perilous events and how to prepare for them.
For the past seven years, Quayle has articulated the need for Americans to be aware of bioterrorism and weapons of mass destruction. Upon publication of Breathe No Evil, Quayle upstaged mainstream media by years spelling out detailed effects of bioterrorism. Prior to publication of Breathe No Evil, Quayle went on record predicting a major chemical or biological attack in a large world city. Three weeks later, the Aum Shinrikyo cult released nerve gas in the Tokyo subway.
Steve continues to shout from the rooftops, his concern for the massive loss of life due to lack of civil defense and preparation in the public and private sectors. Breathe No Evil was written as an antidote for fear informing people of the necessary steps to take prior to biological and chemical terrorism.
A Future of Unimaginable Horrors ...created for our planet by unseen masters
Xenogenesis reveals a future of terror that will soon face human beings. Monsterous creations are being developed with secret technology in labs around the world.
Xenogenesis is the production of an offspring entirely different from either of the parents, transformed though the addition of DNA from an alien or animal to the normal genetics of a human being. The results will be comic book super-heroes come to life, living creatures with mythical abilities unlike anything mankind has seen for thousands of years, and with inspired the ancient legends of gods and goddesses.
This horrifying future targets God's original creation for corruption. Evil forces hope to use fallen angel technology to shift the balance of power from God and mankind to Satan and his followers; monsters will soon be presented as our saviours, with hollow promises of eternal life without the need of God or morality.
Even now, these seducing spirits are guiding and tricking mankind to unwittingly commit genetic suicide. The replacement race stands poised to bring about the total annihilation of the human race.
Websites ahrimangate.com officialdisclosure.com raidersnewsupdate.com ApollyonRising2012.com forbiddengate.com
Books Nephilim Stargates The Ahriman Gate The Gods Who Walk Among Us Apollyon Rising 2012 Forbidden Gates Petrus Romanus: The Final Pope Is Here Exo-Vaticana Beast Tech
Thomas Horn is an internationally recognized lecturer and best-selling author of several books. He is a well-known columnist whose articles have been referred to by writers of the L.A. Times Syndicate, MSNBC, Christianity Today, New Man Magazine, World Net Daily, Newsmax and dozens of news magazines and press agencies around the globe. He has been interviewed by U.S. members of Congress on his findings as well as featured repeatedly in major media including Top 10 talk shows - America's Morning News for The Washington Times, The 700 Club, The Harvest Show, Coast to Coast AM, Prophecy in the News and the Southwest Radio Church.
Horn received the highest degree honorary doctorate in 2007 from legendary professor Dr. I.D.E. Thomas for his research into ancient history, and has been endorsed by such national leaders as Dr. James Kennedy.
Gerald Celente You a Ho Skit The ever-amusing Gerald Celente does a short skit on the decline of American entertainment.--Hauppauge, New York. January 18, 2014
Will Putin start World War 3 by 2019? Prophecies. Will Putin invade more former Soviet Union countries, after Georgia and Crimea in the Ukraine? Yes, another one soon I think. Bible prophecies of Daniel and Revelation. Putin is identified as the Antichrist of Book of Revelation chapter 13.
Ole exposes two hit men in this show, used by the CIA, governments and in the JFK and Martin Luther assassinations.
Ole appeals to people in government and in uniform to come forward and speak the truth, and reminds them that the game of lies and deceit is over, and asks them to change sides and come back to truth. He exposes some of the worse, serial hit men used by the CIA and governments, included in the JFK assassination and Martin Luther King, and we discuss the multiple Bankers suicides. We talk about how we all feel what is right and wrong and the importance that we stay connected to those feelings, and our ethical, moral alarm bell. www.jasonliosatoscom
Any freedom loving parent will make sure that their children learn the real meaning of the 2nd Amendment and all of our Constitutional rights. Those kids will then expose their friends to the truth, and the kids will understand very early in their lives not to trust teachers/authority. It's the same way with drug education. As a student they told us pot was as dangerous as heroin. Then kids starting trying pot and realized "this isn't anything like they told us". At that point the teachers lost credibility. Most of the young people I know are freedom loving and independent, they understand the dangers of the two party charade more than the majority of adults.
LeeAnn McAdoo reports: recent studies show that nearly half of all Americans believe in at least one medical "conspiracy theory". We take a deeper look and separate fact from fiction, answering questions like "Did the CIA inject African American males with the AIDS virus". If you are wearing a tin-foil hat, you're not alone. In fact, doubting the official government narrative could just save your life.
“once a standing army is established, in any country, the people lose their liberty.”
“Military men are dumb, stupid animals to be used as pawns for foreign policy.”
“If you are an ordinary person, then you can prepare yourself for war by moving to the countryside and building a farm, but you must take guns with you, as the hordes of starving will be roaming. Also, even though the elite will have their safe havens and specialist shelters, they must be just as careful during the war as the ordinary civilians, because their shelters can still be compromised.”
"We don't let them have ideas. Why would we let them have guns?" Joseph Stalin
The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything.
Governments keep a lot of secrets from their people . . .
Why aren't the people in return allowed to keep secrets
from the government?
PHILIP ZIMMERMAN, DER SPIEGEL
“Some call it Communism, I call it Judaism.”
Rabbi Stephen Weiss
“Anti-Communism is Anti-Semitism.”
Jewish Voice, July - August 1941
Taxing People is Punishing Success
There's the rich, the poor, and the tax payers...also known as the middle class. Robert Kiyosaki
The Tax you pay is The Bill for Staying Stupid
“The modern banking system manufactures money out of nothing. The process is, perhaps, the most astounding piece of sleight of hand that was ever invented. Banks can in fact inflate, mint and un-mint the modern ledger-entry currency.” Major L L B Angus
The few who understand the system will either be so interested in its profits or so dependent on its favours that there will be no opposition from that class, while on the other hand, the great body of the people mentally incapable of comprehending the tremendous advantage that capital derives from the system will bear its burdens without complaint and perhaps without even suspecting that the system is inimical to their interests.
The Rothschild Bros
"Debts must be collected, bonds and mortgages must be foreclosed as rapidly as possible. When, through a process of law, the common people lose their homes they will become more docile and more easily governed through the influence of the strong arm of government, applied by a central power of wealth under control of leading financiers.
This truth is well known among our principal men now engaged in forming an imperialism of Capital to govern the world.
By dividing the voters through the political party system, we can get them to expend their energies in fighting over questions of no importance. Thus by discreet action we can secure for ourselves what has been so well planned and so successfully accomplished."
USA Banker's Magazine, August 25 1924
Cutting Tax Rates stimulates Economic Growth creates more Profit , more Jobs and therefore The Treasury ends up with more Tax Money
Taxation is legalized Theft
"The Objective of the Bank is not the control of a conflict , it's the control of the debt that a conflict produces . The real value of a conflict , the true value is in the debt that it creates . You control the debt , you control everything . this is THE VERY ESSENCE OF THE BANKING INDUSTRY , to make us all , whether we be nations or individuals , SLAVES TO DEBT " An UNKNOWN Banker
Patriotism is the last refuge... to which the scoundrel clings .... Steal a little and they throw you in jail ..steal a lot and they make you king ....
"Corporations are stealing billions in tax breaks, while the confused, screwed citizenry turn on each other. International corporations have no national allegiance, they care only for profit." Robert Reich
There is NO political answer to a spiritual problem!
Political Correctness is a Political Stand Point that does not allow Political Opposition , This is actually The Definition of Dictatorship
The modern definition of racist is someone who is winning an argument with a liberal
When People lose everything and have nothing left to lose , They Lose It !
Your Greatest Teacher is Your Last Mistake
The one who Controls the Education System , Controls Perception UNKNOWN
"The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything."
Albert EinsteinIn The Left Nothing is Right & in The Right nothing is Left
Freedom is not Free
Don't Steal The Government Hates The Competition
"Buy The Rumor , Sell The Fact " Peter Schiff
You can love your Country and not your Government
" The Government Works for ME , I do not answer to them They Answer to ME "
"Tyranny will Come to Your Door in a Uniform "
"The Government is not The Solution to our Problems , The Government is The Problem "
"The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men." Plato
The world is a tragedy to those that feel, and a comedy to those that think...Beppe Grillo
"The people should not fear the government for it is the government who should fear the people" UNKNOWN
"If You are looking for solutions to the world's problems , look in the Mirror , You Are The Solution , You have the power as a human being on this planet " UNKNOWN
"They don't control us , We empower them " UNKNOWN
"Serial Killers do on a Small Scale What Governments do on a large one..."
Serial Killer Richard Ramirez
"When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty."
Schools manufacture people who think that they're smart but they're not.
Education is what you learn after you leave School
" Schools were designed to create employees for the big corporations."
"If a law is unjust, a man is not only right to disobey, he is obligated to do so" Thomas Jefferson
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism
“True education makes you feel stupid. It makes you realize you have so much more to learn.” Robert Kiyosaki
"One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it's worth watching." - Gerard Way
"Aspire not to have More but to be More "
The losers in life think they have all the answers. They can’t learn because they’re too busy telling everyone what they know.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
"Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again. -This time more intelligently." Henry Ford
What You Own Owns You
If you expect the government to solve your problems, you have a problem. Robert Kiyosaki
"Those who give up their liberty for more security neither deserve liberty nor security." Benjamin Franklin
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.” - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"Always trust someone who is seeking the truth , never trust someone who found it" Jordan Maxwell
Be The Change you want to see in The World
Failure inspires winners but defeats losers
“If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people” A Chinese Proverb
"First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out--
Because I was not a Socialist.
Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out--
Because I was not a Trade Unionist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out--
Because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for me--and there was no one left to speak for me." UNKNOWN
Let me tell you why you're here. You're here because you know something. What you know you can't explain, but you feel it. You've felt it your entire life, that there's something wrong with the world. You don't know what it is, but it's there, like a splinter in your mind, driving you mad. It is this feeling that has brought you to me. Do you know what I'm talking about?
Morpheus The Matrix 1999