“The worldwide transition from traditional to legal authority is the single most important political event of our times and furnishes the context within which everything else takes place” (from e-text - Selected Readings for Political Studies 100). Explain what this quote means with reference to the transformative power of liberalism (as an expression of legal authority) upon Western political culture. Be sure to explain the difference between traditional and legal authority in your answer. On what grounds is legal authority seen to be superior?