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RE: Until the Last Man .:. One to rule them ALL

in GEMS3 months ago

I know very well what you are talking about. My wife comes from Turkey and I've visited this country about 2 to 3 times per year for the last 20 years. I saw how a so called democracy was under the thumb of one person. It changed life and the liberty of people. It was at a slow and steady change but it was visible and nowadays there is almost no freedom of speech in this country anymore. People are scared to post stuff on social media and there is a huge tension within the population. It's all either with him or against him and it's quite sad to see...

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I'm not familiar with the situation in Turkey, except for my knowledge from news, documentaries, etc... which is probably wrong, like usually...

I suppose that the president did a lot in "changing" Turkey into a modern country, but it looks that it was until a certain point... and it usually is like that... Some of the leaders (or rulers) do good things for the people and country at the beginning, and when they feel the power under their fingers, everything changes, and it becomes a tyranny...

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Yes, what you say is about spot on. In the first years, they built roads and infrastructure but then it went steadily downhill. Medias were censored and closed. Rights were limited,...

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