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Does democracy enforce the will of the people? Who are “the people”? How does “will” get enforced? Is democracy how majorities enforce their will on minorities?
Today, America goes to the polls. Whoever wins, we will not be ruled by a tyrannical despot. Whoever wins, we will not die by the millions of starvation. Whoever wins, there will not be widespread violence, or a civil war. Democracy is a huge advance over previous systems – it is very good at minimizing bloodshed.