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#20B AUTHORITARIANISM

If its regime rules wisely, I am willing to submit to the authority of the leader(s) of a non-democratic authoritarian socio - political system.  While some may be able to meekly accept subjugation of individual rights, I would be more comfortable living under a system in which a social contract exists by which law and order can be maintained, and the duties and rights of citizens are spelled out.  Whether the leader(s) is (are) from the aristocracy, single political party, military dictatorship, dogmatic religious organization, etc, I believe these people have legitimacy to the extent they have the consent of those they govern. 

Alternate Concise Characterization with Wikipedia Entries:

pledges obediance, needs social contract before accepting authoritarian rule

accepts autocratic rule (government vested in one person)

Right Wing Authoritarianism type personality traits

accepts rule by a single party state 

summary Wikipedia article: Authoritarianism

Numerical Characterization with TFJD code: 1112

Numerical Characterization with Emotional Volatility VI index: 18

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China Holds Elections (report from The Economist November 12 2016)
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Choosing Confucianism: Departing from the Liberal Framework--interviewing Daniel A. Bell (Oct 19 2012 post) 
A Confucian Constitution for China by Jiang Qing and Daniel A. Bell (July 10 2012 NY Times op-ed article)
China's Security State by Guo Xuezhi (more on this 2012 book from Cambridge University Press)
China Modernizes: Threat to the West or Model for the Rest? by R.  Peerenboom (excerpts of 2008 book at Google Books)
Democracy Kills, by Humphrey Hawksley (review of this 2009 book)
"Not the End Of History? Democracy vs Technocracy" by William Hooper (Aug 2012 post on TheOligarch.com )
"Crying for Freedom: Democracy's Decline" (article in The Economist,  January16-22  2010 issue)
"Fear--The Foundation of Every Government's Power" by Robert Higgs (2005 article)
What is Fascism? by Chip Berlet  (from preface to Old Nazis, the New Right, and the Republican Party)
What is Fascism? (article by Matthew Lyons from the book Right Wing Populism in America)
Authoritarian and Democratic Technics, by Lewis Mumford
The Authoritarian Specter, by Robert Altemeyer (book review of book from Harvard University Press)
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