Trust in each other is the anchor of a civil society.
The institutions and systems we create must be based on a set of values and enforcement mechanisms that support the well-being and promise of the entities created. Trust in the performance of these entities is the foundation of a civil society.
- in our legal and enforcement systems
- in our governance
- in our commercial institutions.
The larger they become, the less reactive to even minor changes. So decentralization and local control at the lowest level possible are critical.