The Case Against the Democratic State by Gordon Graham & Democracy, Fascism and the New World Order by Ivo Mosley
What’s so hot about democracy? Edward Ingram considers two books which call it into question.
Democracy is usually held to be a good thing, so much so that many people equate democracy with goodness. Two books question this.
Each book attacks the moral worth of the state as its role is currently understood – the idea that governments should be responsible for such things as education, health, and the economy. Each also attacks the moral worth of social democracy.
I’ll start with the more philosophical book.