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Is it important to live in a democracy?

Full name: Anastasiia Hudyma

Name of school: National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine

Level: undergraduate

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…

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Added by Anastasiia Hudyma on December 14, 2018 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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Full Name: Ubochi Prince Ituma

Name of School: Ebonyi State University, Nigeria.

Level: Undergraduate

 

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…

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Added by UBOCHI PRINCE ITUMA on December 14, 2018 at 5:51am — No Comments

Is it important to live in a Democracy?

Undergraduate at Kyiv-Mohyla academy. (Stanislav)

          Democracy has become a symbol of our century. The end of the Cold War was not only the victory of the most powerful actor on the current international arena - the United States of America but also signified the start of globalization. Exactly this war put end to the totalitarian political regime in USSR, overwhelmed obsolete values and made possible to spread democracy around the rest of the world. Despite some states tend to…

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Added by Vladislav on December 13, 2018 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

There are three main types of political regimes in the world: totalitarianism, authoritarianism, and democracy. The last one is considered the best for obvious reasons:  manifestation of individualism, protection of human rights, respect for constitutions, fair electoral systems where governments are formed for limited periods of time and almost always have opposition. But where would the human society be if democracy…

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Added by Julia Kulbako on December 13, 2018 at 3:58pm — No Comments

Who are citizens of the global world? Global citizens?

Citizenship. It grants us rights and privileges. But it includes another dimension: responsibilities. So often the world citizen is preceded by an adjective – good. A young boy who helps elderly man across the street is "good citizen". Members of the Red Cross who help children with visual disabilities pride themselves in being " good citizens".

And so it is for us who are citizens of the global world? Global citizens? In 1623 the English poet John Donne referred to people as "rocks"…

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Added by Marina Hrabar on December 13, 2018 at 1:02pm — No Comments

Is it important to live in a democracy?

There are so many definitions of the word “Democracy”, that one can get lost. There are short, long, depended on history, different variations because of government’s types etc. Throughout this specter, I want to begin with a simple one – a citizen’s definition.

I asked my mother and some friends, who live in a democratic state, and I found pretty similar explanation of this word.  For them, democracy is a possibility to speak out without a fear of being guilty; when you have a right…

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Added by Kateryna Sharapa on December 13, 2018 at 11:25am — No Comments

Is it important to live in a democracy?

Kateryna Kovtun,

Undergraduate at Kyiv-Mohyla Academy 

Democracy.

Although not all of us have a clue about what this word actually implies, we have doubtlessly heard it a thousand of times and used it in our own conversations or speeches. I am not an exception, and when I started to work on this essay and faced a need to elucidate the concept of democracy as clearly and amply as possible, I realized that it was not so easy. It appears to be a broad term and in somewhat…

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Added by Kateryna Kovtun on December 13, 2018 at 11:04am — No Comments

IS IT IMPORTANT TO LIVE IN DEMPCRACY ?

Haifa abbassi

chawki nasri high school 

Democracy is a word that we hear a lot in political forums and global conferences; we hear it from the tongues of everyone.

Everybody wants a democratic system of government or seeks to raise this slogan making sacrifices for that.

For many, the establishment of a democratic system of government has become the only way to achieve freedom the peoples…

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Added by haifa abbassi on December 13, 2018 at 8:46am — No Comments

What will life be like in 2050?

Artificial intelligence, driverless cars, a global 5G network, feared robotic overlords. Engineers, sociologists, thought leaders and you.

Think Google can tell apart 80,000 dogs faster than any human, but it still cannot tell you whether it is a picture of a dog on the wall or an actual dog.

Will artificial intelligence be able to replace humans entirely?

Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak had two main pieces of advice: “Never underestimate the factor of luck.” And: “Always…

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Added by Marina Hrabar on December 13, 2018 at 5:28am — No Comments

# essay contest 2018

Democracy

Democracy literally means “Rule by the people”. Democracy is that form of government in which citizens can actively participate in politics and in civic life. In a democratic country people have different rights available with them. In a democracy man and woman are having the same rights. All person is equal in the eyes of law whether…

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Added by RAJAT SINGH on December 12, 2018 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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Name : Latypov Amir Undergrated in Udmurt State Univesity  «Let us praise, brothers, freedom’s twilight, The great diminishing year! A heavy forest of nets is lowered Into the turbulent waters of ni…

Name : Latypov Amir

Undergrated in Udmurt State Univesity 

«Let us praise, brothers, freedom’s twilight,

The great diminishing year!

A heavy forest of nets is lowered

Into the turbulent waters of night.»

The Twilight of Freedom, a poem by Osip Mandelstam

I was born in the country  where serfdom existed for five centuries , and where people desired about freedom for long years  of captivity ,  and gained it they despaired , as people in…

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Added by Amir Latypov on December 12, 2018 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

 Name : Manjula K

 School: Central Electrochemical Research Institute

 Level  : Undergraduate

  Living in a Democratic country like India, my answer will be an…

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Added by Manjula K on December 12, 2018 at 10:46am — No Comments

Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

 Is it important to live in a democracy?

Shnaider Oleh Yuriyovych

Undergraduate at

National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy

Definition

            Ideally democracy is a political regime where only source of power are people. This means that citizens of country with democratic regime elect their…

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Added by Shnaider Oleh on December 12, 2018 at 8:22am — No Comments

Is it important to live in a democracy

This essay deals with democracy and its importance to people who either live in it or not. The essay claims that democracy is not a natural human need and that people have different understandings of what it is and what it should be. To show the justification of this conclusion, I will do the following: at the beginning (in the first part), a brief insight will be given into democracy and how it stands in the world today, then (in the second part) I will give insight into how people perceive…

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Added by Vedran Radić on December 11, 2018 at 6:25pm — No Comments

Democracy Delivers

Megan Briggs

Undergraduate at Yale University

Democracy, literally “rule by the people”, is a system of government in which the people governed are intended to be the principal actors in the governing itself. A state system must have certain key elements to be considered a democracy, such as representation, rule of law, and certain rights for all. Each nation in our…

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Added by Megan Briggs on December 11, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Is it important to live in Democracy?

Nowadays, in the age of the highly developing world, there can be observed a huge amount of diverse thoughts upon the issue of democracy. Obviously, all of them do have value, because they represent the specific vision of human beings. Of course, there are many positive as well as negative viewpoints; however, here I will concentrate on the first one, verifying the importance of democracy, which has changed impressively up to the 2000s.

To start with, a basic definition of the concept…

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Added by Anastasiia Lopashchuk on December 11, 2018 at 6:30am — No Comments

Democracy Essay #EssayContest2018

Elijah Vincent

Miami University

High School Graduate, College Student

Due to the my being new and concerns of restrictions of how much I can type in a blog having just joined the website, I have uploaded my unabridged blog in a PDF Format. I continue to follow all necessary instructions. ESSAYCONTEST2018.pdf #EssayContest2018 

Added by Elijah James Vincent on December 10, 2018 at 1:13pm — No Comments

is democracy important or not

Is it important to live in a democracy or not.

Name :Chidolue Stephanie

School: afe babalola university.

undergraduate

Democracy may be a familiar concept to most people but what it actually means would appear to be vague to most people. Democracy therefore can be described as a system of…

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Added by Chidolue stephanie on December 10, 2018 at 1:24am — No Comments

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