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Truth: Democracy has dependencies. Just (fair) access to education and opportunity is absolutely necessary for democracy to function.

As early as Athenian democracy the dependencies had been identified as comprehensive education, quality information, and time to debate.

And the will to uphold democracy in the first place.


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I might be misremembering but I think I heard that in a speech by John Ralston Saul. Sorry I can’t remember anything more specific!

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