CAT 1990 Question Paper Question 153


If the more articulate members of a community formed a coherent and united class with a common interest, democracy would probably replace in to the rule of that intelligent, educated minority; even as it is, the democracies of the modern world are much closer to this fate than they are to the much-canvassed dangers of mob rule. Far from oppressing the cultured minority, or any other minorities, democracy gives more of them more scope to have their way than any other system does. This is the lesson of experience. It might also have been derived from an analysis of the concept of democracy, if the concept had been accurately analyzed.

Question 153

The author seems to be


In the whole passage, the author seems to favor democracy over the rule of the minority. He offers various context in this support and concludes that democracy is better in terms of taking care of minority.

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