The Fatal Flaw in our System of Democracy
Shaun Kerry, M.D.
Diplomate, American Board
of Psychiatry and Neurology
We have known
that our government has been dysfunctional for decades.
There is a very basic defect in the system. Fortunately, the
situation is not without a remedy. Only when people realize the
gravity of the present situation will they
existence of a cost-effective solution, and support the necessity of
The idealistic belief that anyone in America can
become President is false. In our current form of
democracy, only a special few can become elected to office.
So what does it
really take for someone to be elected? He - or she -
must have the will and stamina to campaign for endless hours. He
must convince the political party leaders that he will be loyal to the
party and its financial supporters. Additionally, his supporters
must believe that he has the charisma that will be necessary for him to
win. A person of this personality type is rare.
Furthermore, these characteristics take precedence over the more
important qualities of judgment, character, vision, and problem solving
Additionally, individuals who do not
associate themselves with a major
political party must have massive financial backing in order to
campaign. And to receive such support, candidates must
to the agenda of their political
party/supporters. This leads
candidates to take actions which might benefit specific organizations
and individuals, but may not be beneficial to society as a whole.
This site will define the root problem that
plagues our present political system. It is necessary
that you understand this before going any further. A separate
site will explain the solution to this problem, and explore a cost-free
plan of action that you can undertake to participate in the reform
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