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"---cracy:" Its prefix makes a BIG difference

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The root, "cracy" comes from the Greek "kartia" for power. Here are all the "---cracies" I could find: autocracy, bureaucracy, corpocracy, democracy, kleptocracy, mobocracy (yes, it's a word), monocracy, plutocracy, technocracy, theocracy, timocracy. This article picks out two of them, democracy and corpocracy, and contrasts their meaning and application of "cracy."


There is such an inherent conflict between these two "cracies" that they can't co-exist in the same nation and they don't coexist in America. In America the corpocracy rules with tyrannical-like power. The self-ruling democracy power of the people has been taken from the people.


Where did the power of the people go? To the corpocracy did it flow.


What "cracy" means without the prefix


Power in the abstract means control over human beings' life equations on their left side so that the outcomes on their right side are what are intended, not unintended:


Our Selves + Our Situations= Whether/How Much Health, Happiness, and Prosperity We Have or Don't Have  


What "cracy" means with the two prefixes


Demo---, Greek for people


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Author of "911!", The Devil's Marriage: Break Up the Corpocracy or Leave Democracy in the Lur ch; America's Oldest Professions: Warring and Spying; and Corporate Reckoning Ahead.

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