Quick history lesson; Athens was the founding place of democracy. 500 people were randomly chosen year-by-year in a lottery system to ensure that there was little to no prejudice, bribery was near impossible and no specific group of people or demographic were given a 'majority'. These 500 were responsible for making new laws and controlled all parts of the political process. When a new law was proposed, all the citizens of Athens had the opportunity to vote on it. This was to truly put the power into the hands of the people in terms of how their country was run. These laws were then written in stone and placed within the Acroplis that you see in this photo.
Now imagine being transported 2500 years into the future. In this new age, the biggest 'democracies' are being ruled by yellow haired buffoons whose main goal is to sell off your health system, who stand above the law, have countless shady backroom dealings and wouldn't surprise anyone if they started a war over Twitter. Where even if you shout as loud as you can, you're not likely to be heard unless you have to money to be heard.
Welcome to the 21st century ✌️ Full disclosure: When I say 'everyone' I mean all the males within the city. Different times, different people.
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