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This article wants to present the dark sides of democracy. The 4 books are raised for reflection this scenario: Size and Democracy, the End of History, Violent Democracy, and the Dark Side of Democracy: Explaining Ethnic Cleansing. The bright side of representative democracy which is seen as the new innovation that makes the old world democracy useless. As time passed, some scholars see that in some cases of the democratic regime it may be concealed by violent approaches. This article attempts to reveal the failure of creating common consensus in society. The anger has finally made an effort to deviate from democratic principles on behalf of protecting democracy.
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