The real purpose of government is simply to set the big framework for social life—the large-scale allocations of resources and the general rules for interactions among people—within which creative human activity can take place.
(cf. Independence Day (4 Jul 2001), CenturyHence (1 Sep 2002), BigSecretOfProsperity (14 Mar 2004), AuthorizedVersusForbidden (3 Jul 2005), ...)
TopicOrganizations - TopicSociety - Datetag20050823
(correlates: FireFighting, AuthorizedVersusForbidden, CenturyHence, ...)