Liberalism believes in the limited state where individuals are free from controlling state power. This theory develops the belief that a democratic liberal state is the only way to guarantee and preserve individual liberty as the powers of the state are subservient to the will of the people. Liberalism is also concerned with peace. The theory of liberalism believes that its principles are the only way of delivering peace to the international community. These principles reference the establishment of an elected democratic state which is informed by the principle of equality and enacted through the rule of law.
The book of Scott Burchill pertaining on the chapter of liberalism is quit faster to understand rather than the introduction. The introduction is so vague and boring but in chapter 2 it tackle’s liberalism which talks about domestic to foreign relations it only means that they give importance on there own development before improving the outside world. Based on Scott Burchill’s book there are two main stands in Liberal thinking, Market View which see’s individuals as consumers maximizing their utilities and the Ethical View which believes that liberalism which shows humanity striving to reach their highest potential. These at times are contradictory and show the underlying tensions within Liberalism. Fukuyama theorized that the measurement of human history can be made by measuring the elimination of global conflict and the adoption of legitimate principles. If all states were liberal democracies there could be no war as each of the state legitimacy would be recognized by another.
Liberalism stands for liberty but it doesn’t prove that where all free in such way! Liberalism gives liberty to the people but where not. One conclusion that Liberalism makes, is that war is unprofitable. This is a sum-what unfortunate conclusion for being quite irreversibly the opposite. The war industry in the Liberal Democracies is astoundingly massive....