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On Democracy: Surpassing Borderlines

  • On Democracy: Surpassing Borderlines



I never had the chance to live in a non-democratic society. Back in the 2010's election, my eight year old self would be found singing along to the rhythm of candidatorial advertisement jingles. If somebody would ask me about my government preference way back, I would have questioned why our country has a Democratic type of government. Why not a monarchial one? With princesses, big gowns, and horses. I was very…

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Added by Beatrice Valen Peñaflor on January 3, 2019 at 7:20am — No Comments

Why is Democracy Important?

Lavina Joseph

George Washington University

Graduate Student

#essaycontest2018

 

Democracy is a system of governance where a respected rule of law exists which explicitly defines the role of not only the citizens in which it governs, but the role of civil servants such the president, senators, etc. Democracy encourages individuals' rights and citizen engagement (i.e., voting, opinions). A democracy has a functioning bureaucracy and views no one as above the…

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Added by Lavina Joseph on January 2, 2019 at 9:04pm — No Comments

Is it important to live in a democracy? #essaycontest2018

Ashley Mdichimma Igbokwe

Cane Ridge High School Nashville, Tennessee

High school 

Democracy comes from a Greek word (Democritus meaning “chosen of the people”). I would define democracy as a system of government whereby the people are given the power to rule their government by choosing who and what is best for it. This…

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Added by Ashley M Igbokwe on January 2, 2019 at 6:25pm — No Comments

Democracy: An End to Gender Discrimination

Lan Truong

The Early College at Guilford

High School

 

Democracy: An End to Gender Discrimination

Glued to the television screen, I waited in anticipation for the 2016 U.S. presidential election results between Republican Party representative Donald Trump and Democratic Party representative Hillary Clinton. Deep down, I had the slightest hope that we would have our first female president. Clinton’s nomination as…

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Added by Lan Truong on January 2, 2019 at 6:02pm — No Comments

Is it important to live in democracy

IS IT IMPORTANT TO LIVE IN DEMOCRACY

 

NAME – KUSHAGRA SINGH

COLLEGE- HARCOURT BUTLER TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT

 

A monumental, explicit and assertive judgement of Supreme Court, the highest seat of judicial authority of India, declared the right to privacy as a fundamental right which bestowed the citizens of India with empowerment; there is spring on our steps and sense of pride which has encouraged me to propose that it is not…

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Is it important to live in a democracy?

Azamat Aubakirov

North Kazakhstan State University

Undergraduate

Is it important to live in a democracy?

Such a rhetorical question brings to my mind the material of the school curriculum about democracy and other forms of power. Many articles and scientific works are written about it, but in practice, in the…

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Added by Azamat Aubakirov on January 2, 2019 at 2:40pm — No Comments

Is it important to live in a democracy?

Chelsea Michta

Graduate Student, University of Cambridge

 

Democracy is premised on the normative notion that all people are equal in terms of their political rights.  This in turn stipulates that citizenship in a democracy confers on each person a set of enumerated rights and obligations that ultimately also shape a larger community of people imbued with shared values.  It is this aspect of democracy that makes it the…

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Added by Chelsea Michta on January 2, 2019 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Is it important to live in democracy?

There are two forms of government that is Monarch and Democratic. 

The difference between the two is that

1- In monarch you work under someone.

     In democracy someone works according to your wish.

2-  Leaders became generation wise.

     Leaders are made according to the will of the citiens.

3- It is nearly impossible to remove the leaders.

    Citizen don't vote to the bad leader and he or she can't win any election anymore.

4- They…

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Added by PRAGYA SHARMA on January 2, 2019 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Is it important to live in democracy

All human history is permeated with the search for a political ideal. This search is based on social differentiation. It is the social stratification that motivates the search for a political ideal, and each stratum represents a political ideal in its own way.  At the heart of this view, as social Sciences prove, are the personal interests of each social group, not the whole society. And the higher the social group takes a position in the social hierarchy, the more influential it…

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Added by Aleksei Aleksandrovich Ilin on January 2, 2019 at 12:26pm — No Comments

Is it important to live in a democracy?

Name: Umamageswari Maruthappan

College: Dr. Ambedkar College of Law 

Class: Graduate in Economics. Currently in First Year LLB (3 years) 

Democracy is a government of the people, by the people and for the people.”…

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Added by Umamageswari Maruthappan on January 1, 2019 at 10:32pm — No Comments

Democracy is not the answer, human dignity is.

Though once called a perversion of constitutional government by Aristotle, democracy is now lauded by the United Nations as a universal core value. But the rise of Communist China onto the world stage as a fierce economic competitor and potential superpower, as well as the rise of the alt-right in stable democracies has scholars questioning if democracy is indeed the final form of government, or if it is merely an imperfect Western…

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Added by Amanda Cutler on January 1, 2019 at 7:13pm — No Comments

Democracy

Isaiah Winger

Montgomery Blair High School (Maryland, USA)

High school student

Living in a democracy is one of the most important aspects of a country. Democracy is the ability to choose your leaders in fair and free elections. If that is not part of your government, you do not live in a democracy. However, there are…

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Added by Isaiah Winger on January 1, 2019 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Reason behind importance and unimportance of democracy

In my opinion, Democracy is the internal vigor of patriotism through the empowerment of implementation of the maximum power of mass people including the representatives with positive approach towards patriotism and excluding the representatives with negative approach towards patriotism. Here, I have included negative and positive approach towards patriotism because where there is politics, there will be both effect which are unavoidable complexity. Now-a-days the scenarios of democratic…

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Democracy is Vital

Jason Lee

December 31st, 2018

Democracy Is Vital

The question of whether democracy is the superior government system; colloquial covering morality and ethical values. By looking at India and Ram Nath Kovind, democracies can be imperfect and not always liberal, but democracy is the best possible system because of its…

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Added by Jason Lee on January 1, 2019 at 2:46am — No Comments

Is It Important to Live in a Democracy?

Erin Liu

Troy High School

10th Grade

Is it important to live in a democracy? My answer is definitely yes. Foremost, however, I would like to discuss the concept of a democracy before elaborating on its importance.

 

What is Democracy?

To my understanding, democracy involves allowing members of a group to express their opinions towards a matter, and taking those opinions into consideration regardless how different or…

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Added by Erin Liu on January 1, 2019 at 2:12am — No Comments

Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

Heba Hamedi 

Carlsbad Early College High School

High School 9th Grade

The American Democracy

“Democracy dies in Darkness” (The Washington Post)  the saying made famous by the…

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Added by Heba Hamedi on January 1, 2019 at 2:06am — No Comments

Democracy:Freedom With a Caveat

Gage Garcia

Los Altos High School, California, U.S.A.

High School

As I walk between classes in my Silicon Valley high school, situated within a 10 mile radius of Google, Facebook, and Apple corporate headquarters as well as Sand Hill Road (the venture capital industry’s metonym) and Stanford University, I am…

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Added by Gage Garcia on January 1, 2019 at 12:48am — No Comments

Why It Is Not Always Important To Live In A Pure Democracy

Eloise Griffin 

Paul D. Schreiber High School 

Social Science Research  

Why It Is Not Always Important To Live In A Pure Democracy

Democracy is a political system whereby the entire population either directly or indirectly controls the government. A true democracy would be where the masses are relatively unfettered, but…

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Added by Eloise Griffin on January 1, 2019 at 12:45am — 1 Comment

ESSAY TOPIC: Is it important to live in a democracy? #essaycompetition2018

Name: Maria Jabeen Awwal 

School: National Defence University, Islamabad 

Level: Senior Year Undergraduate 

Twelve feet tall wall, barbed wired, a security camera, with a gigantic steel gate to guard: this is description of a normal house in Pakistan. Description of a prison in any country is the outlook of a house in Pakistan. The…

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