Guided democracies = Covered Dictatorships

_FARAH_

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So I shared informations before about the irrationality of democracy in another topic of mine and it was carried to off-topic section by low-IQ mods.

The citizens of countries, according to the claim ruled "democratically", always thinks that they decide about what is done as the next step. These people thinks that they wear their fcking flip flops in the election day and goes to a school and then they decide about the future of their countries by stampin a dud piece of papers and packing it in plastic boxes while all the high rank army guys, international organizations, money barons, intelligence agencies, kings, queens, weapon companies are just eating their nails and waits for the results in a hurry.



You people are just allowed to vote for persons or decisions choosen by these powers above. All these powers above puts their own candidates or wishes in front of you and you test hamsters vote for them. They always fight each other behind the doors and you just be aware of some visible parts of the iceberg.


So the countries ruled by "democracy" are just covered dictatorships.


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Rene Guenon the great French philosopher and social critic made an extremely similar point;

""If the word 'democracy' is defined as the government of the people by themselves, it expresses an absolute impossibility and cannot even have a mere de facto existence---in our time or in any other. One must guard against being misled by words: it is contradictory to say that the same persons can be at the same time rulers and ruled, because, to use Aristotelian terminology, the same being cannot be 'in act' and 'in potency' at the same time and in the same relationship. The relationship of ruler and ruled necessitates the presence of two terms: there can be no ruled if there are not also rulers, even though these be illegitimate and have no other title to power than their own pretensions; It was to create this illusion that 'universal suffrage' was invented: the law is supposed to be made by the opinion of the majority, but what is overlooked is that this opinion is something that can very easily be guided and modified; it is always possible, by means of suitable suggestions, to arouse, as may be desired, currents moving in this or that direction. We cannot recall who it was who first spoke of 'manufacturing opinion,' but this expression is very apt, although it must be added that it is not always those who are in apparent control who really have the necessary means at their disposal. This last remark should make it clear but the great ability of those who are in control in the modern world lies in making the people believe that they are governing themselves; and the people are the more inclined to believe this as they are flattered by it, and as, in any case, they are incapable of sufficient reflection to see its impossibility. why it is that the incompetence of most prominent politicians seems to have only a very relative importance; but since we are not undertaking here to unmask the working of what might be called the 'machine of government', we will do no more than point out that this incompetence itself serves the purpose of keeping up the illusion of which we have been speaking: indeed, it is a necessary condition if the politicians in question are to appear to issue from the majority, for it makes them in its likeness, inasmuch as the majority, on whatever question it may be called on to give its opinion, is always composed of the incompetent, whose number is vastly greater than that of the men who can give an opinion based on full knowledge."
 

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the law is supposed to be made by the opinion of the majority, but what is overlooked is that this opinion is something that can very easily be guided and modified; "
Media
 

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If media makes news about everyday that your parents actually are not your parent, you will start to question or even believe that your parents may not be your parents.
 

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The choice is between modern democracy with all its faults and totalitarianism such as Hitler and Stalin whose governments exterminated millions of their own citizens.

The major problems with modern democracies are

1. the power of the mass media to manipulate public opinion.

2. the fact that a large proportion of the electorate do not vote.

Given that a return to totalitarianism is not to be countenanced we are stuck with modern democratic institutions.

How to improve them and make them more capable of dealing with the problems of modern society is the job of all of us.

The mass media have to do better in challenging the powerful.

But mass media are a very powerful vested interest in their own right.

They are human institutions and just as corruptible as all the other vested interests in the political and commercial world.

Not a great situation but going back to Stalin and Hitler is not an option.
 

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When someone has a heart attack, you ask an expert to fix it , you don't take a vote. In war you get promoted and trained to take decisions, you don't take a vote.

There are pros and cons to most things and the masses are thick , they vote for a "good local politician " because they are too stupid to think about national issues.

Democracy is a bad system, but less bad than the others that we've invented. Hopefully some multiple votes system based on intelligence will be available in the future.
 

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We dont live in a democracy.

That is obvious to anyone who pays attention.
 

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I think the important point was that people like being flattered though this is something of a dangerous trait. The idea of democracy is incredibly flattering and democratic politicians will go out of their way to flatter.

Flatterers though are often as not the last people who you really want around you.
 

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We are aggressive violent and competitive by our very nature, democracy offers a contract where when most abide gives a peaceful stable environment where differences are decided by popularity instead of by force.
Its not rocket science and its success can be easily measured by the amount of people fleeing tyrannies for the safety and security of liberal democracies.
 


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