Sources of Authoritarianism in Turkey

Sources of Authoritarianism in Turkey

May 2014

The idea that democracy is essential for progress and that unhindered declarations of the preferences of the hoi polloi must replace those of authoritarian administrators has been supported by a great number of thinkers. Of these, Francis Galton’s experiment is one of the most convincing. Betting at the farmers’ fair In the year 1906, Francis Galton,...

What’s Happening in Syria?

What’s Happening in Syria?

December 2012

Although Turkey's pretext for intervention in Syria has changed to “Syrian mortars killing Turkish citizens” from “the absence of democracy,” the end result of the fragmentation does not seem profitable for Turkey.

Abortion and Cesarean Sections: Acts of Crime?

Abortion and Cesarean Sections: Acts of Crime?

July 2012

The prime minister's statements on abortion and Cesarean sections show that AKP is striving to create a presidential system, in which the President would be omnipotent.

Google is Great

Google is Great

May 2012

Asked whether Shari'a should be the only source of legislation, one of the sources of legislation, or not be a source of legislation.

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