The Democratic Tendency

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

Deogolwulf explains The Democratic Tendency of the modern Brit — or American, or European, really:

He notices that:
(1) Good government is lacking (in whatever way he might define it: fostering liberty, benevolence, lollipops for all, etc.)
He assumes that:
(2) Democracy is good government
He infers that:
(3) Democracy is lacking
And, having furthermore assumed that all good government is democratic, and wishing for more good government, he concludes that:
(4) We need more democracy.

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