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Thomas Paine
  • au·thor·i·tar·i·an - of or pertaining to a governmental or political
    system, principle, or practice in which individual freedom is held as
    completely subordinate to the power or authority of the state,
    centered either in one person or a small group that is not
    constitutionally accountable to the people.
  • de·moc·ra·cy - government by the people; a form of government in
    which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised
    directly by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral
    system.
  • so·cial·ism - a theory or system of social organization that advocates
    the vesting of the ownership and control of the means of production
    and distribution, of capital, land, etc., in the community as a whole.
  • tyr·an·ny - arbitrary or unrestrained exercise of power; despotic
    abuse of authority.
  • fas·cism - a governmental system led by a dictator having complete
    power, forcibly suppressing opposition and criticism, regimenting all
    industry, commerce, etc., and emphasizing an aggressive nationalism
    and often racism.
  • com·mu·nism - 1) a theory or system of social organization based
    on the holding of all property in common, actual ownership being
    ascribed to the community as a whole or to the state. 2) (often initial
    capital letter) a system of social organization in which all economic
    and social activity is controlled by a totalitarian state dominated by a
    single and self-perpetuating political party.
  • cap·i·tal·ism - an economic system in which investment in and
    ownership of the means of production, distribution, and exchange of
    wealth is made and maintained chiefly by private individuals or
    corporations, esp. as contrasted to cooperatively or state-owned
    means of wealth.
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