Lessons in Democracy provides a basic education. This means it at a minimum mentions all of the specific elements and issues of the democratic system. Many of these subjects, though, are quite involved in their own right and also subject to disagreement and controversy. This part of the website is intended to serve as a forum for more advanced discussions, about any such issue. To get the forum started, we have an observation about democracy and free will. Please feel free to contribute to this thread or to submit one on another issue.

1. Democracy and free will

2. Democracy and government secrecy (The comments section also covers the issue of personal privacy.)

3. The responsibilities of government

4. Government funding and design

5. What is democracy?

6. The philosophy of democracy, and theocracy

7. The philosophy of democracy, and personal responsibility

8. Personal versus group responsibilities