Adrian V. Cole
Raw History
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5 min readJul 5, 2020

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Why Government Needs to be Better Than the People

The truth is, Democracy is not God-given. Neither is it inevitable, “normal” or required.

Democracy is, like all other human ideas, just that — an idea. And as such, its value can rise and fall. Strangely, perhaps, many well-known Ancient Greeks who were, after all, the people most associated with Democracy’s birth, were very sceptical of it.

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Adrian V. Cole
Raw History

Writer of fiction & non fiction. Author of “Thinking Past: Questions and Problems in World History to 1750.” Politics Reporter at the American Independent