Theocracy

By: Austin, Adam, Pavan

Definition-

a system of government in which priests rule in the name of God or a god.

Pros-

It's easier to find compromises within majority.

It's easier to create social reforms.

Cons-

Majorities might have no legal recognition.

The attitude in a theocracy is follow or die.

Quotes-

"We do not want to live in a theocracy. We should maintain that barrier and government has no business telling someone what they ought to believe or how they should conduct their private lives."

Robert Reich

"The kingdom of God is a theocracy. And as it is the only form of government which will redeem and save mankind, it is necessary that every soul should be rightly and thoroughly instructed in regard to its nature and general characteristics."

Orson Pratt

Examples:

Iran, Sudan, and Afghanistan

Work cited

http://apecsec.org/theocracy-pros-and-cons/

http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/o/orsonpratt290716.html?src=t_theocracy

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