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(599.1) 52:7.5 Life during this era is pleasant and profitable. Degeneracy and the antisocial end products of the long evolutionary struggle have been virtually obliterated. The length of life approaches five hundred Urantia years, and the reproductive rate of racial increase is intelligently controlled. An entirely new order of society has arrived. There are still great differences among mortals, but the state of society more nearly approaches the ideals of social brotherhood and spiritual equality. Representative government is vanishing, and the world is passing under the rule of individual self-control. The function of government is chiefly directed to collective tasks of social administration and economic co-ordination. The golden age is coming on apace; the temporal goal of the long and intense planetary evolutionary struggle is in sight. The reward of the ages is soon to be realized; the wisdom of the Gods is about to be manifested.

antisocial end products: in reference to antisocial stocks?, to antisocial people? [I have seen this meaning of product :4. a person or thing seen as resulting from a process, as a social or historical one.

under the rule of individual self-control: what does this imply? in the next paragraph they refer to "physical administration", but I cannot imagine what do they mean:

(599.2) 52:7.6 The physical administration of a world during this age requires about one hour each day on the part of every adult individual; that is, the equivalent of one Urantia hour.


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Angel Francisco wrote:
… antisocial end products: in reference to antisocial stocks?, to antisocial people? [I have seen this meaning of product :4. a person or thing seen as resulting from a process, as a social or historical one.
Hi Ángel, I think it’s in reference to antisocial human stocks, otherwise certain social circumstances must be assumed to have "obliterated degeneracy and the antisocial end products of the long evolutionary struggle." (Also note that "the reproductive rate of racial increase is intelligently controlled.. ")

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under the rule of individual self-control: what does this imply?
The rule of "individual self-control" is what will replace "representative government". I hope that helps.. :)

Angel Francisco wrote:
in the next paragraph they refer to "physical administration", but I cannot imagine what do they mean:

(599.2) 52:7.6 The physical administration of a world during this age requires about one hour each day on the part of every adult individual; that is, the equivalent of one Urantia hour.
"Physical administration" as opposed to spiritual life. The dealing with physical reality and physical needs..


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Yes, thank you, Bart.

But please, can we guess in what way can individual self-control replace representative government?

Perhaps, I cannot understand well "individual self-control" in this context. There won't be political government? Each one will direct his/her own life?


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Well, yes, it seems that if every individual has "self-control", then there may be no need for any form of "representative government"..


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Thank you so much!


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I think there is still "government", as all the universes are administered by representation of the 3 branches. But it does mean no enforcement agencies are needed....food and safety inspections, police, military, jails, welfare departments, etc. So much of enforcement is replaced by self enforcement of mutually beneficial laws by truly service oriented administration....the most good to the most people enforced by the people.....a very advanced and enlightened people in the scenario described.


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