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Biases on Democracy

Summary: Provides an overview of demcracy. Describes why democracy is merely ideology. Argues that a true democracy could never exist.
"Those who cast the votes decide nothing, those who count the votes decide everything."

-Josef Stalin

Josef Stalin was a Russian political figure that lived from 1879 to 1953. When Stalin made this quote many years ago he was bringing forth the truth, or allowing people to see the corruption of many governmental systems that exist today. Even America, which functions as a democracy, we have rarely ever seen an election or voting that hasn't been rigged in some sort of way. What Stalin truthfully suggests here is that those who count the votes hold the power to tally that vote in the favor of their preferred candidate. What they truly are lacking is a sense of moral integrity. Therefore, systems such as democracies being seemingly "just", do not truly exist, but are merely an indication of the universal human deficiency of subjectivity. We can see that humans are...

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