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Is it important to live in a democracy?

Karoline PoskaTallinn English CollegeHigh SchoolThe natural condition of mankindAn equal power distribution was and still is, a foreign idea to many. The human mind is arguably hierarchical in nature, most would rather be led than lead, hence naturally and willingly submit to authority. Natural hierarchies are prevalent, after all, in both human and animal populations- the "naturally stronger" prevail. The “catch” however, is this: no ruler works alone. Sure, in a purely naturalistic setting,…See More
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Karoline Poska posted a blog post

Is it important to live in a democracy?

Karoline PoskaTallinn English CollegeHigh SchoolThe natural condition of mankindAn equal power distribution was and still is, a foreign idea to many. The human mind is arguably hierarchical in nature, most would rather be led than lead, hence naturally and willingly submit to authority. Natural hierarchies are prevalent, after all, in both human and animal populations- the "naturally stronger" prevail. The “catch” however, is this: no ruler works alone. Sure, in a purely naturalistic setting,…See More
Dec 30, 2018
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Karoline Poska posted a blog post

Is it important to live in a democracy?

Karoline PoskaTallinn English CollegeHigh SchoolThe natural condition of mankindAn equal power distribution was and still is, a foreign idea to many. The human mind is arguably hierarchical in nature, most would rather be led than lead, hence naturally and willingly submit to authority. Natural hierarchies are prevalent, after all, in both human and animal populations- the "naturally stronger" prevail. The “catch” however, is this: no ruler works alone. Sure, in a purely naturalistic setting,…See More
Dec 29, 2018
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Is it important to live in a democracy?

Karoline PoskaTallinn English CollegeHigh SchoolThe natural condition of mankindAn equal power distribution was and still is, a foreign idea to many. The human mind is arguably hierarchical in nature, most would rather be led than lead, hence naturally and willingly submit to authority. Natural hierarchies are prevalent, after all, in both human and animal populations- the "naturally stronger" prevail. The “catch” however, is this: no ruler works alone. Sure, in a purely naturalistic setting,…See More
Dec 29, 2018
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Is it important to live in a democracy?

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Karoline Poska

Tallinn English College

High School

The natural condition of mankind

An equal power distribution was and still is, a foreign idea to many. The human mind is arguably hierarchical in nature, most would rather be led than lead, hence naturally and willingly submit to authority. Natural hierarchies are prevalent, after…

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