Name: Thomas Grein
University: The Australian National University, ACT, Australia
Level of student: Undergraduate
Bishkek University of Humanities - Bachelor
I believe that democracy is not a term, democracy is a phenomenon with the epithet “public”. People differently understand the concept of the word "Democracy", but there is no single definition. And therefore for some it is a form of government; where some perceive it as the “power of the people,” without even delving into the meaning of these words; others believe that democracy is anarchy, where there is no single social ideology, where everyone acts at odds, just because they have the right to do it. After all, this is "Democracy" ..
But there is another opinion that democracy is, first of all, the secret of mankind. Where each person can hope for the best, for justice in case of violation of rights. Democracy is the kind of tool with which the state can either destroy everything or make the life of every citizen better! Democracy has two sides of the coin, a person and a state…Continue
Full name: Anastasiia Hudyma
Name of school: National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine
Over the past decades, democracy is one of those things that been actively promoted among our society, even has gained populism significance, but not just for the sake of doing, we and our ancestors have witnessed the disastrous outcomes and consequences of the opposite regimes of democracy, such as fascism, communism, totalitarianism, authoritarianism and so on. But is there really no place for the side effects of democracy?
The first thought that came after reading this topic, was the positive answer on the question, because, of course, how we can manage to live without democracy and be equal? Let's understand the basics and the reasons for such a…Continue
Full Name: Ubochi Prince Ituma
Name of School: Ebonyi State University, Nigeria.
Is it important to live in a democracy?
The problem of classicism inheres in political systems such as autocracy, gerentocracy, theocracy, etc, not in an ideal democracy. The absence of democracy affects the entire world in various facets: politically, legally, economically, etc. In a world where the core principles of democracy do not prevail, the people experience a life devoid of sustained peace, sustained progress and sustained unity. Democracy can be seen as a system of government where 'the people' (citizens) make political decisions either directly or indirectly (through elected representatives) that affect them. Democracy supersedes other forms of government: a seventy five percent adherence to core democratic principles is preferable to a seventy five percent adherence to the core principles of…Continue
As the vanguard of Democratic ideals is best expressed in terms of America's successful experiment; Democracy is oft confused for its actual Constitutional Republic form of governance. Believe this aspirational question reduces scope of inquiry and…Continue