Advantages And Disadvantages Of Pluralistic Democracy

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Democracy might seem like an utopic political system, a breath of fresh air for former totalitarian states of Eastern Europe and the most balanced way of governing a state in the Western part. However, like any political system, there are some flaws amongst all the promising benefits. In this essay I intend to analyze both the advantages and disadvantages of it and hope to render an objective perspective of what a pluralistic democracy lacks and offers. I will start my debate with the example of the United Kingdom, a powerful and prosperous country of the continent. An interesting part of their system is the election voting. Election voting in the UK consists of over 600 constituencies that each vote for a local member of the Parliament to represent their area. Each area generally has a representative from each of the running parties. The candidate in each constituency with the most votes at the end of election will become the member of the Parliament for that area (known as First-past-the-post).
Some issues with the system are that the members of Parliament represented in parliament are not a fair representation of the number of votes for each party. If one party could gain one more vote in each constituency than the other candidates, then they get those seats.
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The first one would be the right to have your own separate identity, which included freedom of speech, possibility of having a personalized business and the absence of censure. Being able to establish yourself as an individual is an essential trait of a healthy political system. Also, the system is governed by the people, as the etymology of the word democracy suggests: “Greek dēmokratia, from dēmos ‘the people’ + -kratia ‘power, rule’”, meaning that the changes in the state power are done through a conscious manner by all its citizens and not through force or
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