THE EVOLUTIONIST ORDER
A BOOK OF POLITICAL THOUGHT BY NEIL T BEAMISH
INTENDED TO ESTABLISH A NEW POLITICAL MOVEMENT


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CONTENTS OF THE BOOK

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TITLE PAGE AND COPYRIGHT PAGE

2

 
CONTENTS (Listing of)
6
TABLES WITH NUMERICAL DATA (Listing of)
2
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
1
 
1.OBJECTIVES AND GENERAL INTRODUCTION
22
  A. Introduction
1
  B. Evolutionary forces and developments with natural life and humanity
8
  C. The aims and endeavours of the author and the form of this book
6
  D. The contents of the book and general explanatory notes
2
  E. The British “home countries”: imperial history, education system and legal system
5
 
A CRITIQUE OF DEMOCRACY
 
2. INTRODUCTION TO THE FUNCTIONING OF A DEMOCRATIC SYSTEM
5
3. A SUMMARY OF MAJOR FEATURES OF DEMOCRATIC FUNCTIONING
3
4. A SURVEY OF DEMOCRATIC POLITICAL OPERATIONS
36
  A. Introduction
1
  B. The ideological categories of political parties
2
  C. The parties' definitions of their political views and their internal coherence
3
  D. The party compositions of parliaments and their effects on political rule
9
  E. The party contest and its problems through the growth of consensus
10
  F. The participation of the people in political decision-taking away from election time
4
  G. An illustration of the general quality of democratic political rule
4
  H. The personal effects of the party contest on politicians
1
  I. The regional tier of rule
2
5. THE WORKING OF THE PARLIAMENT
16
  A. A summary of parliamentary roles and introduction to the chapter
1
  B. The historical development of the British parliament
1
  C. Basic activities, practices, procedures and behaviour in the British parliament
10
  D. The causes of the strange functioning of the British parliament
2
  E. Parliamentary functioning outside Britain and in general
2
6. ELECTION CAMPAIGNS
8
7. ELECTORAL SYSTEMS
16
  A. Introduction and specification of appropriate system objectives
1
  B. Systems with constituencies returning single members
6
  C. Systems based on proportional representation
4
  D. Proposed or actual change in national electoral systems
5
8. THE IDENTITIES, ACTIVITIES AND CAREERS OF POLITICIANS
40
  A. Introduction
1
  B. A summary of the general position
2
  C. The abilities and qualities of politicians
5
  D. Recruitment to politics and earlier experiences relevant to entry
4
  E. The lifestyles and stresses imposed on politicians and the remuneration they receive
3
  F. The effects on politicians’ acts of real politic and of the public coverage they receive
3
  G. Career progressions and staff management in the British civil service
1
  H. Politicians’ preceding work experiences and their later effects
2
  I. The work of members of parliaments
5
  J. The work and career developments of senior politicians
11
  K. Staffing with the regional tier of politics
2
9. THE CIVIL SERVICE
11
  A. Introduction
1
  B. The structure and roles of the civil service
2
  C. The functioning of the civil service as an organisation
2
  D. The involvement of the civil service in political functioning
3
  E. Senior employment outside the civil service in political support and autonomous official structures
3
10. THE USE OF LEGAL PROCESS TO ENFORCE “NATURAL JUSTICE” INCLUDING “HUMAN RIGHTS”
17
  A. Introduction to the judicial-legal role in broad enforcement of justice; introduction to the chapter
1
  B. The judicial–legal enforcement of the constitution in the USA
14
  C. The practical functioning of the French legal system
2
11. POLITICAL INTERESTS OF THE GENERAL POPULATION AND THE MEDIA
24
  A. Introduction
1
  B. Electoral turnouts
2
  C. Media coverage of news and current affairs
15
  D. The interest of people in political and wider matters
3
  E. Curtailments of freedoms and of other “human rights” in democracies
3
12. THE ACTIVE PARTICIPATION OF THE PEOPLE; LOCAL GOVERNMENT, AND PARTY FINANCING
49
  A. Introduction
1
  B. Direct democracy in ancient Athens
3
  C. Party organisation, membership and voluntary active involvement in Britain
11
  D. Party membership in Germany and France; voluntary party involvement in the USA
2
  E. Pressure groups
7
  F. Local government
3
  G. The funding of election campaigning and other party functioning
12

13. THE TREATMENT OF SUBJECTS AND ISSUES IN THE POLITICAL DOMAIN

66
  A. Introduction
1
  B. An overview
1
  C. Fiscal regulation
6
  D. Official endeavours to direct or influence personal or social functioning beyond legal requirements
11
  E. Official endeavours to affect the makeup of the national population; general democratic functioning in the south Asian subcontinent
17
  F. The political responses to environmental issues: introduction
1
  G. The political response to the prospect of global climate change
11
  H. The political responses in Britain to four environmental issues
2
  I. The political response to the pollution of the Mediterranean Sea
1
  J. The political responses to overfishing
7
  K. Internal nationalist movements: the example of Quebec separatism
8
14. THE TREATMENT OF SUBJECTS AND ISSUES IN BRITISH POLITICAL LIFE
121
  A. Introduction
1
  B. The upper classes
19
  C. The legal system
8
  D. The system of house purchase
10
  E. Football hooliganism
8
  F. Immigration and race relations
33
  G. Emigration from Britain
4
  H. “The Troubles” of Northern Ireland
16
  I. The monarchy
11
  J. The National Health Service
11
15. DEMOCRACY AND GOVERNMENT IN BRITAIN
16
  A. Introduction
1
  B. Background
2
  C. The Conservative party
4
  D. The Labour party
4
  E. The centrist force
5
16. DEMOCRACY AND GOVERNMENT IN FRANCE
30
  A. Introduction
1
  B. The French constitution and party functioning
3
  C. The political history of France 1848–1994
10
  D. French political life 1994 to early 1998
11
  E. An assessment of French political life
5
17. THE TRANSFORMATION OF ITALIAN POLITICS 1990–1997
13
  A. Introduction
1
  B. Italian politics 1945–1990
1
  C. The transformation of Italian politics 1990–1997
9
  D. Italian political life as an illustration of practical democracy
2
18. DEMOCRACY AND GOVERNMENT IN GERMANY AND THE POLITICAL OPERATIONS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
36
  A. Introduction
1
  B. German democracy from 1918 to 1933
6
  C. Democracy in West Germany from 1946 to 1990
3
  D. Germany in the 1990s
10
  E. The politics of the European Union
16
19. DEMOCRACY AND GOVERNMENT IN THE USA
21
  A. Introduction
1
  B. General political functioning
9
  C. The presidential election contest of 1996
11
 
 
THE EVOLUTIONIST ORDER
 
 
 
20. FOUNDATIONS: “CORRECT” ACTS AND THE PREVALENCE AND SOCIAL FUNCTIONING OF EVOLUTIONIST STATES
37
  A. A brief identification of foundations of the order and an introduction to the chapter
4
  B. A framework for decision-taking based on quantifying costs and probabilities
1
  C. Complicating factors in decision-taking
3
  D. Religious teachings and priestly roles
3
  E. The philosophical thought of Plato and Aristotle
2
  F. Later western secular philosophy
2
  G. The “human sciences”
7
  H. Interpreting human behaviour in respect of evolutionary biology
3
  I. Evolutionist states: their future prevalence, means of formation and social functioning
5
  J. The state’s regulation, direction and influencing of personal acts and attitudes
3
  K. The practical application of evolutionist principles to political topics
2
  L. The outlooks and expressions of view acceptable with members of the evolutionist party
2
21. THE POLITICAL FUNCTIONING OF AN EVOLUTIONIST STATE
82
  A. Introduction
2
  B. The prospective existence and functioning of phulai tribes
1
  C. Basic features and terminology of evolutionist political functioning
4
  D. The existence of one or more political parties in an evolutionist state
1
  E. The local structure, membership and functioning of the evolutionist party
7
  F. National political rule and the careers of politicians in that tier
19
  G. Senior non-executive “constitutional” posts and the “rights” of the citizen
1
  H. The regional tier of rule
3
  I. The political involvement of volunteers and of people outside the politician class receiving payment; and of people with limited educational attainment
6
  J. Party committees and party conferences
10
  K. The party’s roles in overseeing and selecting ruling bodies
3
  L. The local tiers of rule
3
  M. A limitation of the evolutionist political system: constricting forceful leadership to achieve TWIC
2
  N. Social conditions and political practice in dealing with political subjects and issues
7
  O. The official and media treatments of "dissident" and other independent comments and activities; freedom of the media
6
  P. Long-term rule in an evolutionist state: the problems of stability and apathy
3
  Q. Failures and deterioration in political operations, their consequences and countermeasures
4
22. EXTERNAL INFLUENCES ON THE HUMAN FUTURE
11
  A. Introduction
1
  B. Astronomical and geological effects on the human future
2
  C. Space travel in earth orbit, the solar system and beyond
3
  D. The existence and discovery of extraterrestrial civilisations and contact with them
3
  E. Psychic functioning
2
23. THE POPULATION STOCK AND LIFE TERMINATION
18
  A. Introduction
1
  B. Official objectives with the population stock at the macro-level
3
  C. Official practical endeavours with regard to the macro-level population stock
3
  D. The general official approach to life termination
4
  E. Voluntary euthanasia with medical conditions
1
  F. Terminating the lives of babies
2
  G. The application of advances in genetics to reproduction
1
  H. Other forms of life termination
3
24. THE EDUCATION SYSTEM
14
  A. Introduction
1
  B. The history of formal education
1
  C. Practices in the education of young people
9
  D. Extended and adult education
3
25. GENERAL CONDITIONS AND LIFE IN AN EVOLUTIONIST STATE
21
  A. Introduction
1
  B. General social and personal functioning and their official regulation
2
  C. Economic functioning and employment
11
  D. Appreciation of the arts and other pastimes
7
 
SOURCES CONSULTED
4
SOURCES OF DIRECT QUOTES
15
STATISTICAL SURVEYS WITH RESULTS QUOTED
4
INDEX
41

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