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Plato's five regimes - Wikipedia

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The Classical Greek philosopher Plato discusses five types of regimes (Republic, Book VIII). They are Aristocracy, Timocracy, Oligarchy, Democracy, and Tyranny. ... Despotism · Illiberal demo...

Democracy's Road to Tyranny | Foundation for Economic Education

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May 1, 1988 ... Pondering the question of “Who should rule,” the democrat gives his answer: ... How could a democracy, even an initially liberal one, develop into a ... of the electorate voted for totalitarian despotism: for every two National ... Admittedly, it took several generations until Tocqueville's vision became a reality.

What Tocqueville foretold: A despotic democracy - StarTribune.com

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May 23, 2014 ... Tocqueville's democratic despotism, on the other hand, would be “more ... in turn in its powerful embrace and shaped him to its will, government ...

Soft Despotism, Democracy's Drift: What Tocqueville Teaches Today

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Sep 2, 2009 ... Soft Despotism, Democracy's Drift: What Tocqueville Teaches Today ... In the absence of such a strategy and plan, as became evident almost ... Rarely does it force one to act but it constantly opposes itself to one's acting on ...

Equality, Tyranny, and Despotism in Democracy: Remembering ...

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Mar 15, 2015 ... By identifying and attempting to ameliorate democracy's paradoxical excesses toward conformity and ... When Did America Become France?

Tocqueville on the form of despotism the government would assume ...

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From: Democracy in America: Historical-Critical Edition, vol. ... Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859) describes what form of tyranny or despotism would come ... After having thus taken each individual one by one into its powerful hands, and ... vigorous souls cannot break through to go beyond the crowd; it does not break wills, ...

The people's tyrant: what Plato can teach us about Donald Trump ...

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Nov 7, 2016 ... The people's tyrant: what Plato can teach us about Donald Trump ... Oligarchies become democracies for predictable reasons: “As the rich grow richer and richer, the more they ... This is how democracy passes into despotism.

What Sort Of Despotism Democratic Nations Have To Fear

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I do not question, that in an age of instruction and equality like our own, sovereigns ... Democratic governments may become violent and even cruel at certain ...

What sort of Despotism Democratic Nations have to Fear.

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I do not question that, in an age of instruction and equality like our own, sovereigns ... Democratic governments may become violent and even cruel at certain ...

Democracy in America Vol. II, Part 4, Chapters 1-8 Summary and ...

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Equality makes people love independence, but it can also lead them to servitude. ... Love of equality breeds itself, because the more equal conditions become, the more ... Chapter 6: What Sort of Despotism Democratic Nations Have to Fear.