Thursday, 24 October 2019

What is democracy and what is dictatorship ?

What is democracy?

What is a democracy? Advantages and disadvantages of democracy not many are aware of.

Democracy by definition is a political system in which the supreme power lines in the hands of citizens who can elect people to represent them in a direct democracy people take an active part in lawmaking and other government decisions in a representative democracy representative selected by people take part in law-making important decisions here are some of the advantages and disadvantages of democracy that you need to be aware of advantages.

Democracy can provide for changes in government without violence since power is transferred from one party to another by means of elections citizens of a nation determine their ruling authority the government runs on public support the US democracy allows for a stable form of government the government is bound by an election term after which it has to compete in the forty after completing its term unless re-elected by the people.

Democracy promotes equality and the protection of people's rights there is a strong legal system and from the law everyone is equal all the citizens have the right to vote of these factors are very less unlike in the monarchy with the ruler may favor a particular group or community in a direct democracy citizens directly participate in legislation and have the authority in policy initiatives the laws and governing policies are made by the citizens themselves giving them maximum participation and bringing transparency to the system that's all the C. decisions are made with the consensus of people which makes the process fair.

Democracy brings in a feeling of obligation towards the citizens the ruling authorities pull their success in the elections to the citizens may feel grateful towards the people and socially responsible for them it can serve as their motivation to work for the people another important advantage of democracy is that the people gain a sense of participation in the process of choosing their government in a representative democracy and in making policy decisions in direct democracy they get the opportunity to voice their opinions by means of electoral votes 

this breeds a sense of belonging toward society and their nation in a representative democracy not citizens but the representative selected by them are responsible for making laws in formulating policies for the government they make the people's concerns heard and the decisions for laws made by them cater to people's interests an advantage of representative democracy over direct democracy is that the representatives are politically educated and thus are more efficient at taking decisions pertaining to legislation this allows for more informed decisions.

Representatives are elected for a particular area which makes them better equipped to know the concerns of the group they represent we have a good knowledge of what the public needs the representative also play a role in educating the masses about political issues also the representatives are better at dealing with conflicting interests and taking balanced decisions apart from education they are equipped with the time and resources to handle the demands of the citizens.

Disadvantage in a democratic nation it is the citizens who hold the right to elect their representatives and their governing authorities according to a common observation not all the citizens are fully aware of the political scenario in their country or the issues their nation faces this may result in people making the wrong choices during election sadly in some countries people do not exercise their right to vote many are reluctant to vote for less aware about the impact their votes can have they do not consider it is their privilege and take the process of voting less seriously.

Representatives may not necessarily be elected on merit in the system of voting the majority rules and there is no distinction between the votes cast by the literate and illiterate all my favor someone based on factors other than pure capability thus the individual elected by the public may not always be the right candidate for the position in a democracy

 it takes longer to make decisions and implement them the implementation requires majority voting thus making this form of government relatively less prompting taking actions on the contrary in the monarchy it's one person who can take decisions and I'm sure they're quick implementation as the government is subject to change after every election term the authorities may work winning elections.

A lot of expenditure is made on elections candidates may use money to attract the masses to vote for them this leads to a waste of money and resources which could have been used in public interest election campaigns may involve a moral practices to lower the masses the candidates use muscle power to draw a majority vote they may tarnish the reputation of their opponent money and muscle power may be used to influence the public against the opposing party underhand practices may be employed to win elections.

The elected representatives are in a position to make non popular but the right decisions however such decisions invited this favor from the majority invest are avoided with the fear of losing popularity also in a democracy interests of the majority have to be catered to in an attempt to appease the masses the true purpose of a decision may be overlooked in a representative democracy citizens are not completely accountable for policy decisions as they are made by the elected representatives they tend to hold the politicians responsible for any wrong or unfavorable decisions made.

Those enjoying power may engage in corrupt practices or resort to an ethical means for personal interests their tenure in office they may take undue advantage of their authority for personal gains and interest of the masses may no longer remain their priority the most important merit of democracy is a power ultimately rests in the hands of the people who elect their leaders however in a country where people do not vote for where elections are influenced by reaches a religion the real meaning of democracy is lost every form of government has some shortfalls all have different views about different political systems the advantages and disadvantages of any form of government have to be weighed carefully before arriving at any conclusion do you agree.

Whats is Dictatorship?

 Dictatorship is a form of government when your country is ruled by one person or political entity and exercise through various mechanisms to ensure the entities power remains strong a dictatorship is a type of authoritarianism in which politicians regulate nearly every aspect of the public and private behavior the citizens dictatorships and totalitarianism generally employee political propaganda to decrease the influence of proponents of alternative governing systems as is the nature of nationalism of any governing system in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries traditional monarchies gradually declined and disappeared 

dictatorship in constitutional democracy emerged as the world's two major forms of government between the two world wars four types of dictatorships have been described constitutional communist nominally championing dictatorship of the proletariat counter-revolutionary and fascist and many have questioned the distinctions among these prototypes since World War two and broader range of dictatorships have been recognized including the third world 

dictatorships theocratic or religious dictatorships and dynastic or family-based dictatorships in the Roman Empire a Roman dictator was the incumbent of the political office of legislative the Roman Republic Roman dictators were allocated absolute power during times of emergency their power was originally neither arbitrary nor unaccountable being subject to laundry wiring retrospective justification there were no such dictatorships after the beginning.

The second century BC and later dictators such as the insula and the Roman emperors exercise power much more personally and arbitrarily the global dynamics of democratization have been a central question for political scientists the third wave democracy was said to turn some dictatorships into democracies.

North Korea's constitution describes its government as an independent socialist state however many other sources including the CIA world Factbook list North Korea as a one man dictatorship so what is a dictatorship and how many countries are still run by dictators dictatorship is a form of authoritarian government in which complete power over the people and state is held by one person or political entity the word is often used interchangeably with terms like Tierney monarchy to Talla tarian ism autocracy despotism and even sometimes with words like Republic and democracy for example north Korea's 

full title is the democratic people's republic of North Korea modern dictatorships hardly ever refer to themselves as such often they will assume the mask of democracy complete with phony elections in order to give the Jetta Missy to their rule just look at the recent elections in Zimbabwe in Syria for example once in power dictators protect their station with military action restrictions on personal freedoms propaganda and even state-sponsored terrorism hallmark signs of an authoritarian regime include state-controlled media rampant corruption and cronyism and a sizable gap between the wealthy elite and 

the poor often the loose term of dictatorship is applied to any country where civil liberties are suppressed and all the power is concentrated on one leader or single political unit how many of these dictatorships exist in the world it's hard to say the majority of national governments operate on the spectrum between constitutional democracies like the United States and complete dictatorships like North Korea there are many nations that fall in between however the economist intelligence unit estimates that as of twenty fourteen fifty two countries are ruled by authoritarian regimes places like China Cuba Russia Syria in Zimbabwe are on this list and there are many more unfortunately dictatorships grew stronger in twenty fourteen according to a watchdog organization freedom how.

Their report released in twenty fifteen notes that more than half of the world's countries are considered partly free or not free and there was an overall decline in global  and a growing middle class may be the key to eliminating authoritarian governments once and for all your know who's really calling the shots in North Korea very own George Washington Joseph Stalin and the tooth fairy combine.

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