The Will Of The People

Why representative democracy rests on a totally incoherent and logically impossible premise

Allan Milne Lees
7 min readJul 29, 2022

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There are among us still some who imagine that representative democracy is not merely a complete catastrophe that must always, pace Plato, eventually lead to the emergence of tyranny. For such naïve individuals, the supposed virtue of representative democracy rests…

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Allan Milne Lees

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