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Paper on The Origins of Liberal Democracy
in the nature of doctrines postulating universal abstract patterns to be schematic and grey. It is a representative democracy where the ability of the elected representatives to exercise decision-making power is subject to the rule of law, and usually moderated by a constitution which emphasizes the protection of the rights and freedoms of individuals, and which places constraints. The whole of virtue was summed up as conformity to the rationalist, natural pattern. The dominions of the British Empire became laboratories for liberal democracy from the mid 19th century onward. A liberal democracy may take the form of a constitutional republic or a constitutional monarchy. CS1 maint: Unfit url ( link ). They aimed at personal salvation and an egalitarian society based on the Law of Nature, because they had it from God that there lies salvation, and believed that obedience to God is the condition of human freedom. Journal of Democracy,.3, 317. Since the supporters of these forms of government were known as liberals, the governments themselves came to be known as liberal democracies.
They further argued that governments exist to serve the people, not vice versa, and that laws should apply to those who govern as well as to the governed (a concept known as rule of law ). Some of these ideas began to be expressed in England in the 17th century. Some liberal democracies have elements of direct democracy such as referenda and plebiscite. This means a majority can still legitimately coerce a minority (which is still ethically questionable but such a minority would be very small and, as a practical matter, it is harder to get a larger proportion of the people to agree to such actions. 30 Walter Lippmann writing in The Phantom Public (1925) sought to "put the public in its place" so that those in power would be "free of the trampling and roar of a bewildered herd 31 while Edward Bernays, originator of public relations, sought to "regiment. The first is a backlash against markets, targeting the market-dominant minority's wealth. Some countries, such as Germany and New Zealand, address the conflict between these two forms of representation by having two categories of seats in the lower house of their national legislative bodies. The myth might survive and perhaps rekindle a spark in some remote place and at some later date. The legislature usually must give consent before the start of an offensive military operation, although sometimes the executive can do this on its own while keeping the legislature informed.