Chapter 3The State in Development

The main foundations of every state, new states as well as ancient of composite ones, are good laws and good arms; and, because you cannot have good laws without good arms, and where there are good arms, good laws inevitably follow.

Machiavelli

Prelude

Development, in its total gamut (i.e., human development, economic growth, and environmental sustenance) is unlikely to bestow any positive impact on individuals, communities, nations, and the world unless proper arrangements and configurations are in place to order ...

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