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Aristotle says..." Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers"....Your comments??

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Asked by Farhaan, 04 Dec '12 09:47 am
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He might be right. But Aristotle was one of the founding fathers of the western civilization. What he said need not be, necessarily, relevant to Indian situations.
I say this because India is a union of many nations, all of whom have lived under monarchy for hundreds of centuries. It is embedded in our DNA that King is always right. So we continue to revere the rich and powerful. The Indian environment is not conducive for the western concept of democracy to blossom. (Can't say if this might change a few generations down the line)
Answered by Vikram, 04 Dec '12 09:56 am

 
  
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He was right he must have condition of india before passing this statement
Answered by Satya Pandey, 04 Dec '12 09:52 am

 
  
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Correct hai sir
Answered by iqbal seth, 04 Dec '12 09:50 am

 
  
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