• When people in a democracy are not educated in the art of living -- to strengthen their conscience, compassion, and ability to question and think critically -- they can be easily manipulated by fear and propaganda. A democracy is only as wise as its citizens, and a democracy of ignorant citizens can be as dangerous as a dictatorship.

    Dr Paul Chappell, Dr, Paul K. Chappell (2013). “Peaceful Revolution: How We can Create the Future Needed for Humanity's Survival”, p.38, Easton Studio Press LLC