The separation of powers.

Here they play out another act of the tragicomedy,

which has been called "democracy".

Supposedly there is a basic principle which

is called "separation of powers".

For the system to function

without one person or a small group
having all the power, as in a dictatorship,

there are three independent powers:

     The "legislative" (Parliament), who pass the laws,

     the "executive" ( the government), who apply the laws, and

     the "judicial" (the courts) who ensure that the laws are kept.

The government

(the ministers)

is controlled by the parliament

(by the deputies).

The legal system

(the judges)

controls the other two powers.

But here the deputies and ministers are the
same people, and maybe even the legal system
can be their associates openly or covertly.

The one, who by offering bribes

(in Greece this is usually a
job in the Civil Service)

or promises

(usually of reducing taxes and
increasing salaries and pensions)

succeeded in persuading or deceiving the voters

to elect him as deputy,

then becomes a minister

and controls ...


The ones, who make the decisions,
who rule, aren't the people, they are
the politicians and the parties.

The system is called "party governance".

And the funny thing is

that we praise this fabrication as the
highest achievement of our civilisation

and use it as an excuse for
the devastation of a country:

"We had to destroy this country with bombs, an
invasion and an embargo, so that afterwards we
could give the survivors the benefits of democracy".

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