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Should we force democracy?

What I wanted to know is: do you think that democratic countries should force other countries to implement democracy? Don't you think that that is a flaw in the all idea of democracy?


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  • Mar 31 2013: One should never force rule upon another. Attempting to force democracy on a people is not appropriate, especially when the United States does not truly practice it.

    Not every country is most successful with democratic rule. And, the high level of involvement required for a true democracy does not exist in most countries. To force something on another is not supporting the very principle you say that are trying to encourage. You can suggest it, encourage it, and support it when it happens, but you must be willing to say that another form of government is appropriate for the country if the leaders take it that way.

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