Democracy vs Totalitarianism
1 A : government by the people; especially : rule of the majority.
B : A government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised by them directly or indirectly through a system of representation usually involving periodically held free elections.
2 : A political unit that has a democratic government.
In a government that subordinates the individual to the state and strictly controls all aspects of life by coercive measures. Synonyms: totalitation regime Type of: authorities, government, regime. the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit.
Totalitarianism and Fascism are forms of authoritarianism, which is governance by an authority without the option of questioning whatever the authority orders. … Totalitarian rule is called this because the power of those who govern extends to every aspect of life and society; in other words, total rule.
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