Comments on: A tale of two citizenships http://blogs.reuters.com/john-lloyd/2013/11/12/a-tale-of-two-citizenships/ Wed, 13 Apr 2016 01:13:45 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Bob9999 http://blogs.reuters.com/john-lloyd/2013/11/12/a-tale-of-two-citizenships/#comment-2106 Thu, 21 Nov 2013 14:46:52 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/john-lloyd/?p=1119#comment-2106 Individualism and collectivism are the yang and yin of public policy. The reason healthy political systems tend to have organized constituencies for individualist and collectivist policy agendas is that it is important to keep the two in balance. Changing metaphors, the pendulum tends to swing between the two. It is important not to try to interrupt the pendulum in mid-swing, because history shows that doing so predictably stops the clock.

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