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Both countries still have a residual group who feel that the best days were in the past when strong leaders defended national pride.

All countries will have a subset of their population that are prone to authoritarian tendencies.

Whether the authoritarian tendencies are primarily due to genetics and/or environment is unknown.  If primarily due to environment, perhaps the tendencies can be reduced.  I lean towards environment as the primary cause.

Although in the foreseeable future, the authoritarian danger will continue exist in all countries.

by Jagger on Fri Nov 14th, 2008 at 12:03:46 AM EST
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