Well I personally think if he or she is a decent person they should rule. I mean there's no such thing as being perfect , but as long as they are the right and moral things I'm fine. Besides having one ruler makes things simple. Also a house that's divided can't stand . COUGH the United States Gov.
If the autocrat is a god-like figure, he knows what the people want, what the people need, he grants freedom of everything, he makes good policies, and he is never tiring, then yes. It is efficient and avoid rite rule.
A herd of people can do the same. We can assume that this is a herd of reasonable people. Except they have to all get together and vote and argue with each other, and they may not always be right.
That was purely hypothetical. In fact, in most modern cases, representative democracies do much better in terms of human happiness and achievement and happiness. But it is also important to note that these same countries are already filthy rich when they started to become democratic. Undeveloped nations NEED a strong hand instead of unregulated "mob rule" in a competitive world like this. Russia, China, Libya, would never have gotten so much better than before if it weren't for ruthless and reasonable authoritarian rule. Hopefully, when these societies ripe, they become more democratic.
From the Roman Empire under Augustus to France under Napoleon, The kings and queens of England turning them into the largest land mass empire ever seen. Russia under Stalin turned it from a peasant agricultural country to the 2nd most powerful country in the world. When the US was at the peak of its power during world war 2 under FDR he was president for an unprecedented 4 times. China is very similar to Russia and now it’s even overtaken the US in its GDP. Democracies create arguments and get a lot less done, People always focusing on the next election and can only set short goals because they have to focus on completing something to get re-elected leaving them with very slow progress. A country that is run autocratically can focus on the large goes and can completely focus on that goal because they don’t have to worry about putting on an act and spewing lies to the public every couple of years.
I don't like how democracy is always praised when autocracies(absolute monarchs specifically) are always bashed and shamed. People claim authoritarian leaders can be horrible even though democratic ones can be as well. People act as if no democracy has ever committed any crimes throughout history. You act as if democracy is better on every way. P. S, Heaven is no democracy.
No need too spend so much time on elections, We can keep it simple by only having one permanent and strong leader. Queen or King can decide how the rule and it doesn't always mean they have to be mean. What if they are kind? They probably are trying to only make things better.
Many nations of Hispanic America are SUFFERING because of a corrupt or dictatorial power, even in a democracy people are being oppressed and progress is held back as corrupt politicians use the system to get rich and allow crime to grow rampant, never truly listening to people. Here's my take on crime. People want an end to the crime, they don't want to be treated like dirt anymore. That is why I denounce every single Hispanic Politician as weak, ignorant, and corrupt. What is needed is an intelligent, educated, benevolent, righteous and patriotic leader whose main goal is to see his people stand tall, happy, safe and healthy. I believe that what we NEED is for thieves, murders, rapist, and pedophiles to be punished severely measured according to the severity of their crime. For example, a thief should be obligated to return or compensate for his/her crimes and serve time in prison but not before being mildly punished through a tough dragging, think of it as a parent, discipline their child as many troublemakers are just children who have lost their way. A thief that is stealing for survival and not perverse reasons, should not be mistreated but helped as this person is so desperate that they feel the need to go so low. Survival reason may be explained later but that can be further elaborated at a later time. Yet all thieves should be forced to have re-educational practices on morality and always kept under a watchful eye, and if they continue their crimes they will literally be labeled a thief or mugger. Murders (not in self-defense) should be also dragged out but will be not considered innocent or guilty, but instead into a new category, keeping the innocent uncorrupted or psychologically scarred by other criminals, but to be kept until the due process can prove their true nature. If a person in question for murder is proven guilty, they should be thrown into a jail which shall only consist of VITAL necessities as anything more is too much of a luxury for them. Depending on the severity of their crime murderers should be executed as showing that they are no longer people but monsters. For example (real-life example), a 20-year-old man who killed his mother by beating and burning her, just for her house should be executed. Through highly funded through investigations must be done to prove every part of the story, in Crime filled cities this will not be as necessary. Pedophiles and rapist should be executed or forced under chemical castration and re-education. As this scum only degrades society. While ALL members of organized crime, terrorism, etc (other organized violent or abusive groups) should be destroyed and it's members executed as quickly as possible. To create an organized crime organization such as a mafia, are simply declaring war against the government's authority and threatening the safety of civilians. Therefore they are enemies of the state. With these methods, we can hope to bring safety to everyone.
Take Russia for example. When Stalin came to power, and later dictators after him, in a matter of decades they were a global superpower. America's democracy took more than two centuries to become what it is now. Russia is now the largest nation in the world and ranks as one of the best economies and militaries in the world
All nations need a strong leader. Not a new, lying politician every few years. Democracy only gives half or even less of the population what they want to hear. And the general population are too stupid to elect a good leader.
"Democracy is when two wolves and one sheep vote on what they will have for dinner." spiralsun
In today's world, people have become too interested in their vested interests for democracy to be effective. A democratic government can only work if all the people place their State before themselves, and in today's world, nobody is ready to do that. In such a case, a single person is required, who will do so, who the people will follow without question. Another problem is, of course, the passage of ideas. No matter how good and thoughtful an idea is, it will always offend someone or the other. In this case, a democrat must bow, but an autocrat can take the idea forward for the good of the people at large.
Democracy has gone obsolete due to ignorance and self-interest. It has become nothing more than a game of manipulating the masses. What humanity needs is an educated but benevolent dictator to lead. A leader who knows whats best for the people and knows how to get it. Not some government where almost no one can agree on anything.
Autocracy is where leader leads a whole bunch of people and if you don't listen-it's the end of your life. Democratic areas such as America, you are allowed to rebel as long as you don't murder people. In autocratic areas, it is the leader, the autocrat that kills people. :(
All people deserve a say in their Government. I for one support a democratic Republic, but when I speak of Democracy in this context, I simply mean the people having control of the Government.
Democracies have always shown to be the model for successful and long-living nations. The vast majority of the developed world are democratic in nature.
A true democracy is utterly useless , very inefficient and will simply be based on a majority decision, and is in fact this is rather dangerous for any minority who could be marginalized. This majority is not necessarily fixed, just look at the popularity of gun control before and after a shooting. Within a month all the emotion has died done and reality has set in, and these emotionally based decisions could hurt our nation, especially if it has a strong central government. A dictator on the other hand can take away any rights at any time without notice and do irreversible damage to the country with his military strength, like in Libya.
A democracy will give all rights to the people. There is no reason to believe that tyranny by one will be better than tyranny by the majority. In a democracy, at least 51% of the people will be happy. However, in an autocracy, 99.9% of the people have the potential to be unhappy. Switzerland has elements of direct democracy, and North Korea is an autocracy. Now which place would you rather live?
Whatever the rule may the outcome speaks loud. Lets see the advantages of both the case faster decision making and implementation takes place in autocracy but that does not mean its the right decision whereas the decison making process are taken step by step process or slower but that also does not mean wrong. These decision helps the growth of the nation which needs a stable and satisfiable neither faster nor slower. The main point is whom ever be whether from autocrat or democrat the ruler should be sound and kind. The case is if not the ruler does not meet the requirement if its a democrat we have a re election to find the suits and there is always things that better than one another. But in Autocrat i don't find such option. Therefore the goverment for the mass so what is the problem would takes place if the decision from the masses. So in democracy people is also acting as the organ of the nation but in autcracy is like a order recived form the higher where people act like in organisation. The goverment can formed like a organisation but its is not. Its is service sector that people can feel that they are ruling themself indirectly. This is the reason where 167 countries in the world are democractic and all those countries are either rich or poor country each and every one in the country is responsible for the rule and also an indirect ruler which is called people's national.
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Assuming an individual autocratic leader was perfectly moral, able to fulfill the financial needs of his/her people, and also able to maintain the trust and confidence of his/her citizens from the perspective of the citizens of the type of governance could this work. Because of our history of the moral state of humanity I would say that this type of governance would not work today or in the future(unless we were perfectly moral, unified in all doctrinal standards and philosophy).
Today most autocratic leaders are very wealthy individuals by inheritance, being born into what some subjectively consider "royalty," or through religious significance regarding a specific individual.
We see in some middle eastern countries that are autocratic that the dictator gains loyalty and obedience of his people through the ability to give financial benefit and authority over others, to those who he/she wills and are willing to follow his orders. Most of the time with royal autocratic leaders such as Kings, Princes, Queens, princesses, etc... Nepotism is almost always the means of inheritance or transfer of power/Dictatorship. Monarchy is an autocratic form of governance where the transfer of power is most commonly passed on to the oldest male son of the leader. The death of the autocratic leader is the most common event to take place in order for their to be a transfer of power to another individual.
Many would argue in western society that autocratic governance is morally wrong but the morality of a specific governance is mostly relative to the followers of the autocratic leader. North Korea is a great example of a dictator is praised and considered worthy to be their leader.
Remember, today's view of morality is post-modernistic so Moral standards are subjective to each individual persons beliefs or standards which are usually influenced by faith, religion, or nurtured moral standards, and cultural moral standards.
In comparison, an autocracy is worse, because if a decision needs to be made no debates/conversations are processed and the decision is just followed through. It prevents people like citizens to be able to do anything. Even people in the government have little to no power and could only convince the leader if they want their ideas to become true.
On the other hand, democracies takes the idea of people in power, refines it, and make it into to something far greater then what it should have been if one person were to create an idea.
It is not necessary that every king or dictator is good. What if he/she becomes unfair afterwards??? Democracy give people the power to rule their country by a correct method that is elections. By this in a democratic country the government is accountable for its actions and is also answerable but in an autocracy the government can do anything without an explanation.
People get the freedom and their are many advantages of democracy some of them are here-
The first advantage in democracy is that there is sometimes self-government in small places like villages, coming to the second one that is every individual has a vote and even they have power in their hand because every vote counts, talking about the third right, during a conflict united civilians stand together which results into many different perspectives which could be helpful for developing a dependable solution for the conflict, one of the main point, the fifth point is that you can correct your mistake. If the civilian thinks that the person is not right for the country they can vote again for the next time, every 5 year an election is held for the civilians to choose their new representative for the country.