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81665312-Is democracy to be preferred to other types of government

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IS DEMOCRACY TO BE PREFFERED TO OTHER FORMS OF GOVERNMENT 1 IS DEMOCRACY TO BE PREFFERED TO OTHER FORMS OF GOVERNMENT Institutional Afflation Student’s Name Date
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IS DEMOCRACY TO BE PREFFERED TO OTHER FORMS OF GOVERNMENT 2 Abstract Questions have been raised as to what an ideal government should be like. Anarchy, theocracy, monarchy, military takeover, totalitarian, dictatorship and Democracy are types of government which have been used in several countries globally. While there is a general agreement that democracy is the most suitable type of government, other political thinkers around the world have accused democracy of bringing about slow decisions, chaos, power play and instability. However, through a critical analysis of the various types of government, the conclusion that one would reach at is that democracy stands shoulder high above other forms of government.
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IS DEMOCRACY TO BE PREFFERED TO OTHER FORMS OF GOVERNMENT 3 IS DEMOCRACY TO BE PREFFERED TO OTHER FORMS OF GOVERNMENT Introduction Democracy is derived from the Greek word demos, or people and which has been defined as a system of government whereby power is vested in the individuals who directly or freely elect their representatives. In the last analysis citizens in a democratic nation should be the ultimate guardians of their rights and need to forge their path towards the principles established within the preamble to the UN global Declaration of Human Rights. The introductory points out that identifying the distinctive goodness and of the equal and complete rights of everybody of the human family is the basis of freedom, justice, and peace around the globe (Acemoglu, & Robinson, 2012, p, 39). Unlike democratic governments, other forms of governments have been tried and in the end have led to chaos. Notably other types of governments tend to violate the rights of the citizens, local institutions, and the constitution. In the long run, this could result in unrest among the population who would protest for better treatment from their government and which would lead to there being a democratic government. Such was the situation that resulted to the Arab spring in 2011. This paper will focus on why democracy is the best form of government when compared to other types of governments. Main democratic traits Democratic societies are committed to qualities of tolerance, compromise, and cooperation. In accordance to the words of Mahatma Gandhi, intolerance is a form of violence and a hindrance to the growth of the genuine spirit of democracy. People in a democratic society not only have rights but also responsible for taking part in a political process and which in turn safeguards their freedoms and entitlements (Przweorski, A. 2009, p, 54).
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IS DEMOCRACY TO BE PREFFERED TO OTHER FORMS OF GOVERNMENT 4 Democracies hold free and fair elections on a regular basis and which is open to people of the voting age.
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