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Moderate totalitarianism ?

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Submitted by marlan (Belgium), Mar 5, 2015 at 04:50

There can be nothing like "moderate totalitarianism". A system that has to be forced to be "moderate" remains always dangerous and is fully depending on the good will of those who decide to be - temporarily ? - "moderate".

Do we need such thing as "moderate" democracy ?

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