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If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary. In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself._ James Madison Any comment ?

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Asked by radhakrishnan, 16 Mar '12 08:30 am
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There is depth in this statement, which has all ingredients for good governance, though it seems to be a Utopian task, hence only a very few people can understand the merit of sir, sir. Thank you for posting such thought-provoking questions time and again :-)
Answered by Dil Se, 16 Mar '12 10:20 am

 
  
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Purely wishful thinking no connection with real life hence not worth reading
Answered by iqbal seth, 16 Mar '12 08:33 am

 
  
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