‘Libido dominande” in Latin means lust to dominate. A new book “The Yankee Problem: An American Dilemma” by Clyde Wilson describes the Yankee need to dominate. Wilson describe Yankees in a negative light claiming they are arrogant, hypocritical, unfriendly and with a need to dominate others. This mindset has changed the way history is viewed and continues to shade our way of doing and looking at thing.
- Every society has a segment of its population that obsesses over totalitarian control of others.
- They just cannot stand the fact that so many others prefer to plan their own lives instead of having the political authorities plan their lives for them.
- Crony capitalism run amok has been the end game of the Yankee way of government ever since 1865.
“These are people who just cannot stand the fact that many others prefer to live their own lives, abiding by the basic laws protecting life, liberty and property, and the moral codes that help to enforce such behavior.”