Sunday, July 8, 2012

Just A Quote

"Democracy destroys itself because it abuses its right to freedom and equality. Because it teaches its citizens to consider audacity as a right, lawlessness as a freedom, abrasive speech as equality, and anarchy as progress."

Isocrates, an Athenian orator ( 436–338 BC)

I dedicate this quote to all EU leaders:  Wake up ladies and gentlemen, they smoked you out THOUSANDS of years ago.  You can't keep on abusing "democracy", hidden behind the smokescreen of popular opinion...

11 comments:

Anonymous said...

quote seems rather nonsensical, or at least not to the point. democracy cannot destroy itself, only the people involved in an instituion can destroy it, and since the bent of humanity is to destroy/subvert any institution that takes the edge off greed and power-seeking in order that some individuals gain preeminence what are we left with? i have long doubted that any system which can be mishandled by both the mass of the populace and the select few has any relevance for us as a people. open to suggestions....

tanvir said...

yes i also agree that Democracy is not so good because it abuses its right to freedom and equality.

rony said...
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Anonymous said...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Athenian_democracy

Barry Trujillo said...

In my opinion, democracy is only bad when the people is in full control, disregarding laws and reaches the point where people who are supposed to be implementing the laws cannot control the masses and leads to anarchy. In democracy there should be an equal, mutual trust between the masses and their chosen leader whose main role is to lead them to development. Just my two cents.

Barry Trujillo
http://epicproacademy.com

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yes i also acknowledge that Democracy is not so excellent because it violations its right to independence...

dinesh maharjan said...

I appreciate that, "Democracy destroys itself ..." because same thing is happen in so many countries.
dinesh maharjan