Unformatted text preview: of democracy, which would obviously differ in comparison at a developed stage.) Speaking to minority groups and how there is always someone unhappy about something regardless of which political system you live in. In a dictatorship you are sentenced to be unhappy with it the rest of your life. In a democracy you have the ability to try and make a change. Speaking to efficiency. Dictatorships may be more efficient, but efficient at what? Efficient in passing new laws persecuting and oppressing certain groups, or efficient in raising taxes? Yes there could be efficiency in new tax breaks or other policies, as most anything has some positive effects. Yes there is efficiency in a dictatorship, but at what expense? There is a huge sacrifice in freedom and personal liberties in a dictatorship that I will never be willing to forgo in the name of efficiency or anything else short of the security of other personal freedoms. Queue another topic...
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- Spring '09
- Political Philosophy, Despotism