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Why it's important to live in a democracy

Ryan BassettMontgomery Blair High SchoolHigh school seniorDemocracy has many flaws and is undoubtedly an inefficient form of government. However, despite its flaws, I believe that it is important to live in a democracy because in the pursuit of freedom and equality, it will always provide the best compromise. When I say “democracy”, I mean a system of government under which citizens of a state vote for elect officials in meaningful legislative positions in government through free and fair…See More
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Ryan Bassett posted a blog post

Why it's important to live in a democracy

Ryan BassettMontgomery Blair High SchoolHigh school seniorDemocracy has many flaws and is undoubtedly an inefficient form of government. However, despite its flaws, I believe that it is important to live in a democracy because in the pursuit of freedom and equality, it will always provide the best compromise. When I say “democracy”, I mean a system of government under which citizens of a state vote for elect officials in meaningful legislative positions in government through free and fair…See More
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Why it's important to live in a democracy

Ryan BassettMontgomery Blair High SchoolHigh school seniorDemocracy has many flaws and is undoubtedly an inefficient form of government. However, despite its flaws, I believe that it is important to live in a democracy because in the pursuit of freedom and equality, it will always provide the best compromise. When I say “democracy”, I mean a system of government under which citizens of a state vote for elect officials in meaningful legislative positions in government through free and fair…See More
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Why it's important to live in a democracy

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Ryan Bassett

Montgomery Blair High School

High school senior

Democracy has many flaws and is undoubtedly an inefficient form of government. However, despite its flaws, I believe that it is important to live in a democracy because in the pursuit of freedom and equality, it will always provide the best compromise. When I say “democracy”, I mean a system of government under which citizens of a state vote for elect officials in meaningful…

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