Greek Democracy And The Nonessentials Of Greek Democracy

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To start with, history is on the side of the main argument presented. While Greek democracy is heralded as the first world democracy in place more than 2000 years ago, the fact that is most of time overlooked is that Greek Democracy had its Nonessentials; they were called slaves, and were not participants in that democracy. Fast forward to Nazi Germany; the Jews and other minorities were the Nonessentials. Finally, in South Africa, during Apartheid, the black population made up the Nonessentials. The Greeks, the Germans, and the Afrikaners, they all enjoyed the protection of their respective governments, they all lived the good life, while their respective Nonessentials were marginalized and segregated. As illustrated in the Fig.1, these restricted democracies are anomalies (brief spikes in history), but nevertheless they tend to happen under the right circumstances. The graph is intended only to point out their time span an existence in history, not the magnitude of their effect.

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If history repeats itself, and it always does, the idea of a restricted democracy during the Robotics Age becomes very probable. Speaking of probable, those who deal in the realm of probable are called Futurists. “Futurists are people engaged in interdisciplinary and systems thinking who attempt to systematically explore predictions and possibilities about the future, how and when they might emerge from the present. These are people concerned with the 3 P's and a W", i.e.

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