posted on Nov, 7 2007 @ 10:41 PM
What constitutes being the greatest country in the world?
I'd have to say a country which cherishes freedom, security, peace, privacy, and opportunity.
One which all of it's citizens have personal freedom with no limitations.
One which all of it's citizens enjoy security and peace without sacrificing freedom.
One which allows it's citizens to remain anonymous in their homes and in their words.
One which provides the economic and social opportunities to make a better life for yourself with hard work.
A country where the people are in control. Where the people decide their future. Where the elected leaders listen to the people and work for them.
A country with outstanding educational systems. Outstanding health care systems. Outstanding culture, society, history, and tradition.
A country that is a self healing, self preserving, self improving system. Where all the people do their part and move the nation forward.
That's what I think the greatest country in the world would look like. That's what I think the United States was meant to look like. That's what I
think our founding fathers fought for.
Unfortunately, basic human nature took over and greed, power, and corruption became the norm, pushing us further away from the greatest country in the
world that our founding fathers envisioned.
I would say no country is free of greed, power, and corruption on some level. Until humans have a major mental evolution, this will remain the
So given that, I would say no country is the greatest in the world. Each is merely a small piece in a wider network of self interest for a powerful
The idea behind America, if it had come to be, would have made it the greatest country in the world. The fact that it didn't, and the fact that it's
people have been duped into believing it is despite the overwhelming evidence that it is not, leads me to believe it's possibly the greatest failure
in the world.
[edit on 11/7/07 by NovusOrdoMundi]