Write a response to the following arguments against democracy:

a. The army is the most disciplined and corruption-free organisation in the country. Therefore, army should rule the country.

b. Rule of the majority means the rule of ignorant people. What we need is the rule of the wise, even if they are in small numbers.

c. If we want religious leaders to guide us in spiritual matters, why not invite them to guide us in politics as well. The country should be ruled by religious leaders.

Asked by Shivani Kumari | 2 years ago |  350

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Solution :-

a. Army is a most disciplined organization however, it is unfair if the army rules as it is not chosen by the citizens and hence it will be an undemocratic practice.

b. Rule of the majority is not the rule of ignorant people as wisdom is subjective and the government is run by people who know law and order.

c. Religion and politics are two different things. While religion can guide someone towards religious affairs, it cannot guide anyone for politics which is an important segment of a nation.

Answered by Vishal kumar | 2 years ago

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