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Unformatted text preview: 2. Promotes public spirit through irresistible patriotism 3. Strong belief in individual rights (Bill of Rights) 4. Encourages political activity/participation Negative aspects (also called Tyranny of the Majority): 1. Tyranny under law. (Too much power in the legislative branch; opinion of the majority may not be that wise) 112 2. No redress of grievances. (majority rule controls all American institutions; majoritys opinion makes and executes laws more absolutely than any monarch) 115 3. No freedom of opinion. 117-118, 105 4. Psychological Despotism of the Individual. (excessive concern about equality promotes individualism)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2011 for the course POLI SCI 0859 taught by Professor Robinkolodny during the Fall '09 term at Temple.
- Fall '09