Appeared in Vol. 11 No. 3, 4

With the decomposition of western civilization, we nd those bonds which unite society breaking asunder. In any healthy society men must have a strong sense of commitment to a common purpose and a desire to work for the common welfare of their community. This has become increasingly difficult in contemporary western society which has witnessed a shocking breakdown in the spirit of community within the state. In this fine essay, Dr. Luckey examines the thought of Bertrand de Jouvenel, who sees the growing problem of the individual’s alienation and the subsequent disintegration of the sense of community.

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