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    B1. In Aristotle’s ‘Politics’ the best form of democracy and the best form of oligarchy seem to be highly similar. In order to fully understand these forms of government one must be able to further understand certain topics mentioned in book IV of the ‘Politics’. First, one must comprehend the analogy of gymnastics with politics and why Aristotle used this example. Secondly, the bad forms of oligarchy and democracy and why they are bad. Finally, the good forms of oligarchy and democracy and what…

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    The Tyranny of Experts and Its Implications William Easterly’s book The Tyranny of Experts is a complicated analysis of the problems of the development of Third World states. His conclusion is that Western nations seeking to make an impact for the better on the economic development of the Third World cannot do so without supporting democratic goals for these countries (Easterly Chapter 14). Dealing with the often dictatorial leaders of the Third World may improve economic development over time,…

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    Theory Development can only happen if the government stands behind their citizens, whether that be a democratic government or not, is the argument explored for this paper. I say this with confidence as all of the countries that I have observed, it seems to be the case that a strong government can hold a nation together. It is a general trend that a proper and strong development of any country happens when a government shifts to a more democratic regime.You take any of the East Asian…

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    Importance Of Democracy Essay

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    It is a generally accepted fact that the people love the soil they are born on. However, in oppressed dictatorships and tyranny rules , the people who once had faith in their homeland may become emotionally depressed and start cursing their fate of being born in that particular country. Thus, these forms of governments can greatly have an adverse effect on one’s devotion to his birthplace which gives way to little or no patriotism. On the other hand, in a democratic form of government, everyone…

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    As a proud democratic country it is hard for Americans to look at another regime type and think of it as having positive qualities. This is especially true regarding an authoritarian regime. Easily associated with Russia and thus the Cold War, seeing any good come from our once enemies regime is difficult. However just because proud Americans cannot see something does not mean it does not exist; there are positive qualities to an authoritarian regime type, especially when limited to looking at…

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    Based on the website, (What Is Autocratic Leadership?, 2015) “Autocratic leadership, also known as authoritarian leadership, is a leadership style characterized by individual control over all decisions and little input from group members. Autocratic leaders typically make choices based on their own ideas and judgments and rarely accept advice from followers. Autocratic leadership involves absolute, authoritarian control over a group”. Based on my understanding, autocratic leadership is a…

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    There are always two sides to every story but when it is a part of history usually one side is being told and the other side is being interpreted. This is the case with Alexander the Great and whether he should be able to keep his title “the Great”. Two scholars Ian Worthington and Paul Cartledge have very different views and interpretations on Alexanders ruling as king, his achievements as general, and what it means to be great. The debate between Ian Worthington and Paul Cartledge is weather…

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    Aristotle’s “Types of States” and Aristophanes’ “The Birds” seem completely unrelated initially however when “Types of States” and “The Birds” read closely both share the common theme of government and how government can greatly influence the way society works. Aristotle and Aristophanes contributed their ideas of government through their works each explaining in their own way how government affected society; Aristotle explaining directly in “Types of States” and Aristophanes showing what he…

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    Role Of Political Parties

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    First, political parties serve a very important role within the United States government. The functions of political parties is to bring individuals with similar view points together. They work together to engage in and influence the government by having it’s candidates elected to a position in the government. Democracy refers to a system of the government of the citizens, by the citizens to serve the citizens. So, this is supposed to be the thought that the entire population would be active in…

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    A monarchy is a form of government where one person heads the state, whether it is a king, queen, or emperor. It is a common form of government, especially in Europe. The supreme right to rule is invested in one person, and it is hereditary so it is passed down from generations on the terms of birthright. During the middle ages the monarch held almost all power and ruled over their state. Many people even believed that the monarch had powers given to them by God. However, in modern times the…

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