Power & Influence

Power & Influence - Organic Society 

catholicThe People & the Masses
Rules on how the good can defeat the evil

catholicPersonification of Principles

blank.gif - 807 BytesPart 1 -   The Phenomenon of Imitation in Society
                   The medieval man was honored to serve and imitate his superiors

blank.gif - 807 BytesPart 2 -   The Noble, a Model to be Imitated
                   Man naturally looks for models and examples, not abstract concepts

blank.gif - 807 BytesPart 3 -   The Role of Imitation in Pursuing Legitimate Pleasure
                   How hunting became a pleasure for both nobles and peasants

blank.gif - 807 BytesPart 4 -   A Model for Others Must be a Slave of Principles
                   The sacrifice of renouncing one's personal comforts

catholicTwo Opposed Poles of Society: Prestige and Money
The necessary mentality for the restoration of a Catholic society

catholicThe Natural Candidate to Exercise Power
Command naturally originates from service to community, not from wealth

catholicHow Intermediary Societies Participate in the State Power
Organic customs shape a region's culture and its personality

catholicFostering the Originality of Each Social Cell
The superior should not suppress a living reality

catholic Medieval Paternalism & Progressivist Neo-Slavery
Comparing the medieval guilds to the modern labor system

catholicPower, Command & Influence
Napoleon's fall resulted from the corrosion of his influence

catholicCommand versus Influence
Through influence tennis shoes are being imposed on society

catholicA Missing Bourgeois Elite
Failure of the monetary class to develop its own organic elite

catholicWhat Is the Res Publica?
State, Nation, private & public interests explained in an easy way

catholicA Participative Society
Even modest families have a voice in society

catholicDifferent Types of Nobility
Many ways for the bourgeoisie to ascend to nobility

catholicThe Role of Economy in the Collapse of the Medieval Mentality
Moral factors that change the structure of local economies

catholicThe Grandeur of the King Dignifies the Cook
The influence of Windsor Castle over the great & the small

catholicLeadership: Established by Generosity & Gratitude, Not a Social Contract
Critique of the modern conception of power born from an exchange of interests

catholicThe Steps of an Organic Relationship
How friendhips form in a Catholic society

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