reality to the historic tradition that the police are the public and the public are the police; the police being only members of the public who are paid to give full-time attention to duties which are incumbent on every citizen in the interests of community welfare and existence. (New Westminster Police Department, 2014) This principle embodies the fundamental premise for the community policing movement in today’s society. In the past, the “police” were viewed in a traditional sense as a formal agency
of Conflict in Ireland An American audience may find it difficult to comprehend the sense of history which is in the Irish conflict. It goes back to the 1920s when the island was partitioned, and Catholics in Northern Ireland believed that they were on the wrong side of that border, and believed that they had been done out of their political heritage. But Protestants have a sense of history which goes back to at least the seventeenth century, where from the time of
“a monumental battle of good versus evil.” In this battle, there has been no doubt in his mind (or in ours) regarding who is on the side of good and who is on the side of evil. Though some have winced at the President’s use of such absolute moral terms to portray the tragic events of that fateful day, others have applauded his courageous use of such unfashionable discourse as entirely appropriate, even suggesting that it implies the demise of the cultural scourge of postmodern moral relativism.
self-mediation process in so far as it constitutes "a whole that has consequences that change the whole" (p. 6); people develop their capacities, operations, plasticity and skills to reach their personal autonomy. In the same way, groups pursue their historic autonomy through processes of spontaneous intersubjective relationships, through several mechanisms in which a community organizes itself to make its own decisions, through genuine interpersonal relations mediated by common meanings and oriented
of the work of many past generations. For them, everything is related to the past, which, thus, becomes the origin of the present. The English man’s being conservative is only a habit, derived from his deep understanding of reality. His practical sense, which has been widely acknowledged, must be attributed to this perception he has on reality. This leads to his native ability of adapting and assimilating the “new”. The English man is closely related to history and he permanently gains practical