Quality or Quantity: The Problem of Democracy

Originally posted on The True Left:
From the so-called “Enlightenment” onwards, democracy has become an increasingly common form of governance, to the extent that almost all present-day regimes are democracies of some sort. The supporters of democracy laud its triumphs as marks of human progress toward equality and a fair world. Unfortunately this mistaken view of democracy has corrupted the Left, to the extent that support for democracy is the cornerstone of most False Left ideologies and the idealistic leftists they fool. In reality, the advent of democracy has meant little for ending the daily violence faced by humans, sentient… Continue reading Quality or Quantity: The Problem of Democracy