Right. Exactly. People who go for this kind of thing are people who get transfixed on a certain narrative about how it will all go down. They're good at imagining a better world and bad,very bad, at imagining all the possible alternative branching for events that can take place, which is what actually happens.
You can't blame them, history is basically unpredictable because the number of interacting variables, and even what those variables are, is both unknown and astronomically large It's fundamentally inconceivable and very likely chaotic in the mathematical sense.
Life is what happens while you were making other plans, as they say. Neofascist daydreams - and this is what this is- about how much better the world would be if we got rid of democracy are nothing more than looking to simply NUKE the fundamental problem of "other minds".
Sure I know what we ought to do about global warming (and I am the least of such knowers) but I can't convince those other minds whom I perceive as self delusional , venal , suicidially- strike that -genocidially partisan and borderline insane.
These feelings I have go to the heart of the matter without solving it. We don't have a C02 problem so much as we have a human nature problem, a flaw in human psychology which evolved to serve needs other than truth telling and strict adherence to and respect for facts.
There is no political system which will make this problem go away or even be less ruinous. By concentrating power into the hands of fewer people, it becomes MORE ruinous. Those few minds become MORE distorted because they have MORE to lose and MORE to protect against MORE enemies and this triggers off a full dose of all the reality denial and distorted thinking the fascist , anti-democratic system was meant to be a solution to.
If you look at polls on big issues which are not new, specifically I am leaving out the recent spying scandal because it's too new for people to have worked through the implications yet, most people , the majority opinion, is the right one. On global warming. On slavery, in its day. On the banks. On regulation. On the energy companies. On the corrupting influence of money in politics. On the revolving political-corporate door . On a host of issues, while there is substantial minority opinion, the majority understand the world as it is.
We don't have a surplus of democracy problem. We have an efficiency of democracy problem.