TITLE

Dangers to Democracy

AUTHOR(S)
Kolakowski, Leszek
PUB. DATE
May 1990
SOURCE
Society;May/Jun90, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p77
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the factors and forces which threaten democracy. One is the force of Sovietism. The second source of anti-democratic energy is the growth of malignant nationalism all over the world. The third factor is religious intolerance and theocratic aspirations. The fourth menace to democracy comes from terrorism and criminal violence. The fifth danger to democracy might come from the long-term changes that affect parts of our planet. The rapid pace of economic growth in the post-war decades has produced the mentality of endless expectations.
ACCESSION #
10413863

 

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