The Western Democratic Tradition
From "Australian Decline" by LJM Cooray (c 1985)

Prologue
Preface
Introduction
Values & Institutions
Reform Ideas
Freedom
3 Fundamentals
Economic Freedom
Limitations on Government
Government Undermined
Limits on Legislature
Individual Responsibility
Rights & Duties
Moral & Spiritual Roots
Making The "New Man"
Communism & Democratic Socialism
Experience of Mankind
Undermining Freedom & Responsibility
Critical Spirit
Failure to Invest in Ideas
"Here's-a-Problem — we must act"
Reformist Ethos
No Promise of a Utopia
Reform Movements
Utopians: Coercive versus Liberal
Better Future
Christianity, Liberalism & Tradition
From Bondage to Freedom and Back
Epitaph
Exportability of Tradition
Epilogue