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For questions about democracy, a system of government in many countries involving citizens voting, as opposed to dictatorships and other forms of government such as republicanism, where the people only have indirect authority through the ceding of power to elected representatives.

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I think most of the replies are misunderstanding what Tyson is saying, note that he says "end of our informed democracy" not merely "end of our democracy". The point here is that widespread belief in … nonsense, and rejection of experts and evidence, harms the operation of a functioning democracy: i.e. a democracy that is capable of governing effectively and delivering a better life to its citizens …
answered Aug 28 '18 by Jack Aidley