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Coexistentialism, the renewal of panarchy or how to bring the spirit of capitalism to the governmental sector ?

The coexistentialism is a revolutionary concept as "capitalism" was a revolutionary concept in the XVI century and "communism" in the XIX century. When I try to taught the concept of  coexistentialism to person educate in democratic countries, I usually got the a dubious face expression. It is the expression that you would get if you try to explain the effect of the "free market" regulation on the economic growth to a member of an Indian tribe.

 Coexistentialism is a social and economical organization in order to  coordinate the actions of competitive welfare communities on the same territory. The purpose of coexistencialism is to have multiple social and economical policies. In this sens, coexistencialism is a variation of panarchy. First, it consists in dividing the current action of the government in two levels. The first level is a state (or regulator of governments) with a monopolistic authority on a territory. The second level is assumed by multiple governments who controls their supporter who are grouped in "welfare communities".

A coexistentialism approach transcends traditional political approaches whatever they are communism, socialism, liberal or capitalism. The coexistencialism approach offers the possibility to people who have different aspirations, to choose and live in their favorite social systems. 

Let's consider some differences between capitalism and communism. The main conceptual difference  is the monetary system. So, if two monetary systems could coexist in a country, communism and capitalism could also coexist. Coexistentialism views consider that all systems have their advantages and the choice between capitalism, liberalism, socialism and communism should more take in consideration the culture, interest and life project of citizen than concepts as "buying power", "freedom of enterprise" or "inequality". 

Capitalism might suit well to a population who is motivated by self enterprise but not to a population who has not be educated in order to have an interest in self enterprise. For example in 1991, Russian people were not ready for capitalism. The culture of free enterprise was not enough developed in Russia to obtain a fast economic rebound. If finally, capitalism has imposed itself, it has the effect to increase the fear of the population against social instability instead of developing the spirit of free enterprise and the responsibilities of individuals toward the growth of economy.

Coexitencialism can be also considered to be a natural evolution of democracy. And, for a totalitarian country, where the government does not believe that it can manage a peaceful transition to democracy, coexistencialism can be perceived as an alternative system.



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Author: Hector Archytas