Evolutionary Basic Democracy: A Critical Overture by Jean-Paul Gagnon

By Jean-Paul Gagnon

The idea that of democracy is fraught with ambiguity. There are none who comprehend what democracy capability, the place it got here from or certainly the place it truly is going regardless of it being the procedure of governance that's most generally heralded for its modernity and promoting of equality. for instance, the speculation and ideas that underpin democracy are unimaginably complex whereas its associations throughout time and house are contradictory. The stark fact is that democracy is imprisoned by way of parochialism, subjectivity and myopia with humanity being ruled by means of a process that's doesn't totally comprehend. If democracy is all over the place and everybody wishes it, then how can we now not comprehend what it capability? If we don't comprehend what democracy capability, then why is it forcefully riding our politics and societies? This tremendous bold and illuminating ebook deals a fashion out by means of answering those very important questions and by way of exploring democracy in its purest shape.

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And there is none of the ancient world taken as a whole. This is astounding, when one considers that the period covered in this book was the most eventful in the whole history of political thought: it was then that political philosophy was invented (independently) in China and Greece; political science was invented in Greece; statecraft in China and India. Democracy and liberty (as every schoolboy or -girl perhaps knows) began in ancient Greece. Israel led directly to Judaism, indirectly to Christianity and Islam.

This auto-organization is due to the fact that external, mostly electrostatic interactions force each amphiphilic molecule to orient in space.

Our main question is whether any of these things in theory or observation behave in ‘democratic’ ways. If, for example, prebiotics and amino acids are thought to cooperate to form life, all animate matter may then owe its existence to a democratic practice. As far as I can determine the literature on the subject of ‘democracy within the atom’ or its cognates does not exist. That makes it necessary for the first part of this chapter to use interviews with leading minds in the field. It is exploratory work.

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