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Democracy is word that is used far too much in the wrong context

Cleisthenes, historians refer to him as "the father of Athenian democracy

You need to have a highly civilized and developed society to have a functional democracy, a high degree of social trust and cultural unity.

Meaning the losing side needs to respect the winning side gracefully, and work through rhetoric, debate and reason to win a next hypothetical vote.

Where are the legitimate democracy’s in our world currently?

Few countries could hold true to this system I think, and also this word is thrown around far too much and always in the wrong context.


Democracy falls short for people around the world


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