An obvious advantage of small government

A government stripped down to essential functions offers fewer opportunities for the power-hungry.

My two cents

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Development of government debt in the Eurozone, quarterly figures. Source: website ECB, query GST.Q.I6.N.B0X13.MAL.B1300.SA.Q (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Here’s another argument for decreasing the size (and reach) of the state; the smaller the state, the fewer opportunities exist for corruption, politicking, and an entitlement mentality of individuals. (I see the mainstream media as one of the biggest culprits in fostering the latter).

Quote source

Vallicella, B. (2011). Money, Power, and Equality. Available: http://maverickphilosopher.typepad.com/maverick_philosopher/2011/04/money-power-and-equality.html. Last accessed 2nd Aug 2011.

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