The State

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The State is not based on the concept of a sacred and holy land.

The State is based on the concept of a  sacred  people who adhere to Dharma.

Wherever there is a sacred  people who adhere to Dharma, the land that they belong to automatically becomes blessed and it becomes Ram Rajya.

Lao Tzi said:

A great nation is like a great man: When he makes a mistake, he realizes it.

Having realized it, he admits it.

Having admitted it, he corrects it.

He considers those who point out his faults as his most benevolent teachers.

He thinks of his enemy as the shadow that he himself casts.

If a nation is centred in the Tao, if it nourishes its own people and doesn’t meddle in the affairs of others, it will be a light to all nations in the world:

Lao Tzi – Source: Tao Te Ching, Chapter 61

Thomas Paine said:

When shall it be said in any country of the world,

my poor are happy, neither ignorance or distress is to be found among them;

my jails are empty of prisoners, my streets of beggars;

the aged are not in want,

the taxes not oppressive;

the rational world is my friend because I am friend of its happiness.

When these things can be said, then may that country boast of its constitution and government.

An ideal State consists of:

There is no concept of nation as we know it today.

In my opinion the nationalists, patriots and self proclaimed sons of the soil are the biggest dumbasses and enemies of the State.

There is the concept of homeland.

The land that they live in is their homeland.

If they live in many lands, then all those lands are their homelands.

By live I mean not just physically reside but  contribute economically in the form of taxes and work and also employment.

There will only be one currency throughout the state.

A currency backed by real tangible assets that hold their value against inflation.

Only consistently profitable income earning small farmers, small handcrafted artisans and small dividend paying businesses can generate true assets.

Only businesses generated by Rising Tide Production by the Masses Socialist Capitalism can generate true assets.

Assets are also agricultural produce and handcrafted goods of daily use.

It could also include businesses and stock in successful established dividend paying businesses that have a debt to equity ratio of <0.25

All these stocks must pay dividends of at least 2% of the current market price.

Thoughts on the Flaws of the current FUKUS Systems

In the current FUKUS systems, priority is given to individual liberty.

In the current FUKUS systems, priority is given to self interest over SEVA (selfless service).

But it must be remembered that man is not an island.

In the Arthashatra and also in other scriptures of the Sanathan Dharma, priority is given to the well being of all first and then to oneself.

Well being of all does not mean just humanity, but to the well being of the whole world including nature and all its splendour and glory.

In the Arthashatra and also in other scriptures of the Sanathan Dharma, priority is first given to SEVA (selfless service) which is the highest ideal of Dharma.

If that means individual liberty has to be sacrificed for greater common good, then it is fair to do so.

But what exactly is Greater common good?

I have defined greater common good more in detail in my article.

However in the Sanathan Dharma, everything should be sacrificed for the sake of your soul.

One of the highest sayings in the Sanathan Dharma is by Lord Krishna:

Sacrifice a man, for the sake of the family,
Sacrifice a family for the sake of the village,
Sacrifice a village for the sake of the nation,
Sacrifice the whole world for the sake of your soul.