Dictatorship Essays

  • Dictatorship Vs Dictatorship

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    different forms of governments and among them are democratic and dictatorships. The difference between these two forms of governance is that while in a democratic governance, the leader is chosen by the governed, governance of the people, by the people and for the people according to Abraham Lincoln. In dictatorship on the other hand, the people have no choice over their leaders or how they are governed. Leadership in a dictatorship form of government is normally acquired by force and at times through

  • Dictatorship in Pakistan

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    government. However History tells us that many times Dictatorship has proven to be successful. For example in France( when lead by a dictator Napoleon) and in Germany (when lead by Hitler) . Dictatorship also has proven to be successful in Pakistan. Dictatorship is much more effective way of running a government as it establishes peace, and has less room for the corruption. It provides economic stability to a country. Moreover Dictatorship is much flexible than that of democracy.

  • Dictatorship In The Giver

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    Have you ever thought about how some fictional books might have connections to real life historical totalitarian dictatorships? Now that seems a little odd to read about, but there are many works of fictional literature that depict these oppressing governments. An example of this would be The Giver by Lois Lowry. She sets up a futuristic community that is ruled by an oppressive government. The people in this community do not even realize how deprived they are. They have known nothing else but this

  • Beowulf's Dictatorship

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    In our modern society a dictatorship is a strongly disapproved system of government. There was no democracy or formal relationship between the wishes of the citizens and the actions of those in power. This led to the difference in powers that many chose to either take advantage of, or amend problematic dilemmas and uplift the quality of life to those who they were in control of. A candidate for one of the greatest rulers in the 16th century, is the hero from the land of the Geats, Beowulf

  • Dictatorship or Democracy in Pakistan?

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    “Dictatorship or democracy?” it is a popular question, or rather a debate going all around this country especially in media talks. These two are the form of government, and both of them have ruled Pakistan separately. Most of the people in Pakistan consider democracy the best form of the regime, but few believe the other way round. They intend that way because dictatorship has been the most successful type of government until now, but the disadvantage of this type of government is that it gives

  • democracy vs dictatorship

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    Terms like ‘democracy’ and ‘dictatorship’ are more often than not misinterpreted and misapplied. A crystal clear understanding of these terms is then clouded by any contextual inferences or personal biases that individuals concerned may attach to them. This in turn is dangerous as individuals associated with either phenomena are in threat of being enclosed in boxes of stereotypes – shielding us from the bigger picture. The ‘democracy vs. dictatorship’ debate merely becomes a noisy squabble arguing

  • Democracy Vs Dictatorship

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    step into the voting booth your ballot only lists one candidate to choose from. Or perhaps your ballot lists four candidates, but they are all from the Liberal party. Dictatorships are one party political systems that are ruled by one leader or an elite group of people under the principle of authoritarianism. Some feel that dictatorships are the most effective form of government because decisions are made quickly and extreme nationalism benefits the military and economy. These individuals value order

  • Democracy to Dictatorship in Lord of the Flies

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    Democracy to Dictatorship in Lord of the Flies Lord of the Flies by William Golding is a novel that represents a microcosm of society in a tale about children stranded on an island. Of the group of young boys there are two who want to lead for the duration of their stay, Jack and Ralph.  Through the opposing characters of Jack and Ralph, Golding reveals the gradual process from democracy to dictatorship from Ralph's democratic election to his lack of law enforcement to Jack's strict rule and

  • Dictatorship and Dictators

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    That is why the path of a dictatorial country is a path of strife, oppression and economical downfall. Dictatorship should no longer be acknowledged as a form of government and should be completely eradicated in any country under its rule. What is a dictatorship and how is it set up? Well, a dictatorship is what we call a government ruled by one commander with unlimited power. The term dictatorship was used considerably since the ancient times and it was derived from the word dictate. Dictate means

  • Causes of Dictatorship in Russia

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    Causes of Dictatorship in Russia Around the 20th century, the end of the First World War cleared the way for the formation of democratic regimes. Why they had not been successful, why the people didn't use the opportunity to establish a democratic political system and why did the dictatorships appear, is still unclear, but it is a very discussible subject. The decisive role in these processes was the human being. It was the object of the cause, but on the other hand he was also the subject -

  • Ancient Greece: The Positive Effects Of Dictatorship

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    Dictatorship has had many definitions. The dictionary definition of dictatorship is a country, government, or the form of government in which absolute power is exercised by a dictator. A dictator is a person exercising absolute power, especially a ruler who has absolute, unrestricted control in a government without hereditary succession. This ruler can come into power from family, military and many more, but the main things is that dictators does not come into power or rules through democratic means

  • Latin American Dictatorship

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    Latin American Dictatorship It is impossible to separate the history of military dictatorships in Latin America from the history of economic exploitation and of US intervention in the region. The history of slavery and other forced labor in the pursuit of large-scale agriculture and resource extraction in the time of the colonies has created a legacy of economic exploitation. This poverty and inequality has in many cases led to popular uprisings and calls for reform, which provided the reason

  • Role Of Dictatorship In Julia Alvarez's A Genetics Of Justice

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    Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, and Pol Pot are amongst the group of men who have tormented, traumatized, and scarred innocent citizen into living a censored life because of their dictatorship. However, for Julia Alvarez and her family their dictator’s name was Rafael Trujillo. Trujillo caused Julia, her family, and other Dominicans to live life in fear.Similar, to this dictator was Alvarez’s mother answer to all of Julia’s questions “No flies fly into a closed mouth.” which basically means to be silent

  • Dictatorship In Luis Puenzo's The Official Story

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    Official Story follows Alicia, an upper class women with a husband and an adopted daughter, as she is exposed to the corruption of her country Argentina. While other films may focus on the governmental aspect of the dictatorships, Puenzo shares a relatable retelling of how a military dictatorships

  • Brazil´s Dictatorship and Military Regimes

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    occurred throughout Latin America. However out of all the ones we discussed, Brazil’s dictatorship was never mentioned. I decided to write about it, but at the same time also compare it to the other military regimes in Latin America. Unlike most of the other governments, Brazil’s military one was not as brutal. It in no way measured up to the brutality of the Argentinian dictatorship or the ruthlessness of the dictatorship in Bolivia. However it was not an easy time either. Many Brazilians were exiled

  • Hitler, Mussolini, And Stalin

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    Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin….. These three names have a vast impact on the idea of dictatorship. These men established dictatorship and guided this type of rule throughout most of their lives. Dictatorship is a form of government in which absolute power is exercised and practiced by one person without hereditary right or the free consent of the citizens living in the country. It takes a person with a lot of courage and grit to become a dictator. These three proletariats possessed that exact

  • Recognition of Individuality in Anthem

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    Recognition of Individuality in Anthem In Anthem, a collectivist dictatorship keeps its members subjugated by using force and constant indoctrination. The hero of Anthem, Prometheus, struggles with the ideals of the collectivist society because his values are not in accord with them. Ultimately, Prometheus is able to free himself from collectivism by understanding the falseness of its premise. At the crudest level, the collectivist dictatorship is able to maintain power and control over its subjects by

  • Summary of Hannah Arendt's Ideology and Terror: a Novel Form of Government

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    dominated many governments during the twentieth century. Unlike other forms of government that oppress its people; a totalitarian form of government escapes the boundaries of definition. A totalitarian government is commonly mistaken as a tyranny or dictatorship. Arendt explains that this is because it must begin as a tyranny to lift the boundaries of the laws. Arendt uses two particular governments as examples to help clarify the nature of a totalitarian government; fascist Germany and communist Russia

  • Lord Of The Flies Social Allegory Analysis

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    organized society but, a fight for power between the protagonist and the antagonist leads to chaos and destruction. Golding uses Ralph as a symbol of democracy, Jack as a symbol of dictatorship, and the conch as a symbol of order to convey the message that a democracy creates a better form of government than a dictatorship. In Lord of the Flies, Ralph represents a democracy

  • Characteristics of a Totalitarian Government Portrayed in the Film, Citizen Kane

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    cautionary tale for the late 1930’s and the early 1940’s. The main character, Charles Foster Kane is portrayed as a character that is similar to the totalitarian dictators that came about during this time period, such as Adolf Hitler. Totalitarian dictatorships have the goals of creating unity among the masses and obtaining control over individuals and society. There are three key characteristics of totalitarian governments that are portrayed in the film Citizen Kane. This form of government uses propaganda