Advantages of DemocracyPeaceful Modifications in the GovernmentDemocracy can offer modifications in government without hos...
Hordes Have InfluenceA further disadvantage of democracy is that hordes can manipulate citizens. People may vote insupport...
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Democracy

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Democracy

  1. 1. Advantages of DemocracyPeaceful Modifications in the GovernmentDemocracy can offer modifications in government without hostility. In a democracy, authoritycan be reassigned from one party to another by the mode of elections. The power of the generalpublic of a country decides its ruling power.Averting MonopolyFurthermore, any government is confined to an election tenure after which it has to contendagainst other parties to recover power. This method averts monopoly of the reigning party. Thereigning authorities have to ensure it functions effectively for its people as cannot continue beingthe authority subsequent to carrying out its term unless re-elected by the people.Feeling of GratitudeThis inculcates a feeling of responsibility towards the citizens. The reigning party owes theiraccomplishment in the elections to the people of the country. This leads to a feeling ofthankfulness towards the citizens. It can act as their inspiration to function for the people for it isthe general masses that have absolute authority over selecting their government.Social Responsibility of the CitizensAn additional vital advantage of democracy is that the citizens achieve a sense of contribution inthe procedure of selecting their government. They get the chance to speak out their views bymethod of electoral voting. This gives ascend to a feeling of belongingness in the brains of themasses towards their society and its well being.Disadvantages of DemocracyMaking the wrong choiceIn a democratic country, it is the common man who has the supreme right to choose theirlegislature and their prevailing authorities. As per a general study, not all the people arecompletely conscious of the political circumstances in their nation. The common masses maynot be acquainted of the political matters in their society. This may lead to common man takingan erroneous selection during election.Authorities May Lose focusAs the government is bound to changes and modification after each election tenure, theauthorities may function with an interim objective. Since they have to go through an electionprocedure after the conclusion of each tenure, they may lose focus on functioning effectively forthe citizens and instead might concentrate on winning elections.
  2. 2. Hordes Have InfluenceA further disadvantage of democracy is that hordes can manipulate citizens. People may vote insupport of a party under the pressure of the bulk. Constrained or influenced by the ideas ofthose around, an individual may not put across his/her accurate judgment.Democracy averts radicalism and encourages teamwork and synchronization. It alsoslows things down, stops those in authority doing what they

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