13 Oct 2006

Despotism & Democracy

The following video was first spotted on Singapore Election. It features a Yale University Phd explaining the indicators of despotism which is founded on a series of continuum.

Producer: Encyclopaedia Britannica Films - 1946

Measures how a society ranks on a spectrum stretching from democracy to despotism. Explains how societies and nations can be measured by the degree that power is concentrated and respect for the individual is restricted. Where does your community, state and nation stand on these scales?




1 comment:

Matilah_Singapura said...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWmLAui6OOw

A quick refresher on Singapore's history :)