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23:09 3-12 Democracy Robert Kaplan Orientation towards democracy  he doesn’t think it will last long it will eventually give way to chaos liken to Christianity in 5 th  or 4 th  century to think it will expand is to think drastically? Very bad for unstable religions – led to tyranny Democracy = value neutral Sudan has democracy  They recently had mass rally in capital of Sudan – not always peaceful places even  though they have democracy? -Democracy can bring good things – but can also bring very bad - founding fathers scared of too much democracy – that’s why we have separation of  powers -He suggests a new wave of authoritarism sweeping world soon -Ethnic Chinese – lots of power and rich when you say you choose you might take it out on people you have a grudge against?
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-Pakistan  military very powerful -Turkey military very powerful as well is allies with Pakistan Democracy only applies in a stable society and one in which its worked out its problems  or differences. The more democracy we see the more Singapore contrasts south America Singapore Exception that economic growth and stability lead to democracy? – almost an  authoritan?  Not necc right for America but for other parts of the world because most live in tough 
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