All Blog Posts Tagged 'Democracy' (2)

Is it time to make citizenship tests mandatory?

I am trying to figure out why someone wanting to immigrate to Canada is held to a higher standard of education and civic knowledge then I am. I don't know if I could pass that same basic test, that is administered to a person wanting to join up with our version of a democratic country.

I am starting to think that all citizens should be asked to pass some sort of basic civic knowledge and history before being allowed to participate in the general election process. I know this sounds a… Continue

Added by JayBarti on August 2, 2009 at 12:45pm — 7 Comments

Democracy Is The Lowest Form of Government

The greatest threat to national security is not terrorists, nuclear weapons, bird flu, immigration, guns, or even religious fanatics from all sects of religions. The greatest threat is to US National Security is the uneducated, ill-informed, US citizen. Thusly, this makes democracy the lowest form of government.

For a democracy to truly work at its finest, it rests solely on the notion that its citizens are educated. It is a requirement, not an option. But not educated simply from… Continue

Added by Dre Smith on January 7, 2009 at 2:43pm — 1 Comment

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