“A steadfast concert for peace can never be maintained except by a partnership of democratic nations. No autocratic government could be trusted to keep faith within it or observe its covenants. It must be a league of honor, a partnership of opinion. Intrigue would eat its vital away; the plotting?s of inner circles who could plan what they would and render account to no one would be a corruption seated at its very heart. Only free peoples can hold their purpose and their honor steady to a common end and prefer the interests of mankind to any narrow interest of their own.” /0x4*
Democracies, for example. share democratic values that help maintain peace within their democracy. Reading what President Wilson had to say, while World War I was taking place, what are the underpinnings of thoughts about democracy?
Why do communities need to have a set of shared and accepted values? How do they benefit from these values? What occurs if the set of shared values is absent from a society?
Your answer should be in essay form, a minimum of 500 words in length (to earn the maximum of 5 points), completed in a WORD document. Thank you!