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Foundation what does that word really mean The Greeks gave us the foundation of Democracy and everything else for that matter When it all started no one really knew what a Democracy was until someone decided to start digging new ground Pre- Socratic thinkers were the ones that gave us our philosophies Gods and Goddesses The difference between all of this is that we have evolved from their thinking to making it our ownDemocracy was a great find for the Greeks and it has helped them keep control of their people and city states Both Democratic policies and systematic political was thought of have started in Greece In Greece the people started talking about and asking questions about the nature and purpose of the state Thinking about political institutions and they also questioned human nature and justice They started out discussing the merits and forms of government before really coming to a conclusion on what type they were going to useIt was Greece were we traced it all the way back to find out what exactly democracy was all about Citizenship constitutions equality for the law government by law reasoned debate respect for the individual and confidence in human intelligence All of these factors listed here are factors we still use in our Congress today tomorrow and in the future This was all established by the Greeks and their knowledge of democracy and there ways of teaching still lives onPre- Socratic thinkers are people who gave us their way of philosophy and the way they read different things They gave Western civilization a concept of inner or ethical freedom Greeks were able to choose between failure and honor being weak or being a hero and having just enough or having more than enough The pre- Socrates thought that the heroes of Greeks werent just having trouble because they were being manipulated by a higher power but also because they posse the power to discussionsStoic philosophers
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