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What Socrates said about democracy more than 2000 years ago


He said that democracy must fall because it will try to tailor to everyone.


The poor will want the wealth of the rich, and democracy will give it to them.


Young people will want to be respected as elderly and democracy will give it to them.


Women will want to be like men and democracy will give it to them.


Foreigners will want the rights of the natives and democracy will give it to them.


Thieves and fraudsters will want important government functions, and democracy will give it to them.


And at that time, when thieves and fraudsters finally democratically take authority because criminals and evil doers want power, there will be worse dictatorship than in the time of any monarchy or oligarchy.


Socrates (470-399 b.c.)


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