Thursday, July 9

Tag: human progress

THE EVOLUTION AND FATE OF THE SOCIAL ORDER
Study of Societies

THE EVOLUTION AND FATE OF THE SOCIAL ORDER

What is peculiar about the human mind is that it drives things forward, it demands constant and perpetual progress and what we might call a “progressive environment.” When considering human progress, we really do have few options. The only alternative to progress is to decay and perish. As for the “social order”, the laws of nature are harsh and unforgiving. What is obsolescent has to be discarded and replaced through a regeneration process. Darwin was surely right when he described “the survival of the fittest” and “the selection process” as nature’s two important laws. These two laws reflect the intense competition for the top position. Only the fittest can occupy the top position and all others are removed when weakness is exhibited. Challengers competing for the top position are seldo...