Skip to content

He asks for the sceptre

February 17, 2014

Who?

Kejriwal.

It’s because of the typical problem with democracy: slowness. It takes forever to do something right. When everything looks nebulous there ought to be someone who takes charge. A someone who will discern what is right and will impose it even upon those unwilling to take it. Not an easy option with democracy.

But the problem with a ruler is that he needs to be trustworthy to be given the power. The fact that he gets one thing right doesn’t mean he will do well in others. And who knows which factor will swallow the rest?

So then who must get the power?

It must be someone who can reasonably justify himself in a wide variety of spheres. When there is scope for that, the troops are willing.

But even an illusion of a doubt will perpetuate chaos. Because it is better than tyranny.

Advertisements
Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: