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Democracy is and can only be a temporary form of government

"A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largesse from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most benefits the public treasury with the result that a democracy always collapses over lousy fiscal policy, always followed by a dictatorship. The average of the world�s great civilizations before they decline has been 200 years. These nations have progressed in this sequence: From bondage to spiritual faith; from faith to great courage; from courage to liberty; from liberty to abundance; from abundance to selfishness; from selfishness to Complacency; from complacency to apathy; from apathy to dependency; from dependency back again to bondage."
Is this true?
Past dictates the future so will this happen?
Why? How? when?

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  • Oct 6 2013: I'm not saying that it is for sure going to happen but if we have already run through all the steps listed spiritual faith complacency etc. Which I feel as a nation over the years we have. That only leaves us to be in dependency and soon fall back to bondage, of course if this is an accurate prediction. So I believe that we are in depemdancy and will soon be on the verge of the next step as the only thing keeping the us on the charts is our fake front we are currently the underdog pretending to be a big dog. China and Russia over the past few years have been dumping or getting rid of as much u.s debtnas possible so they have no more itary connection to the u.s . now that must think that the us dollar will be worth nothing soon , and in my mind they might no than we do. So if the us dollar becomea absolutly worthlessworthless, as they keep pumping out currency with no control or way to back it up, the nation will be in trouble and I feel that the no date part might in fact be us having no choice but to go to war with China and Russia , and idk how strong the us is at the moment.

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