Etymology人 (인) [in] – human
權 (권) [gwon] – rights
Today democracy is going through hard times. It is driven by money and protections. Is it really democracy? Throughout history, democracy has been driven largely by self-serving motives; White people have used democracy only to please themselves, while black people were not full participants, they have not received their due.
Democracy is now preached to the world as the ultimate ideology, but it can also be seen that democracy does not always work everywhere. Each country prefers its own system.
Of course, democracy transcends authoritarianism, because it recognizes human rights and dignity, but democracy is not the ultimate ideology. What should this final ideology be? Is it enough for a man to have constitutional rights alone for complete happiness? Suppose all the people in the world have the constitutional rights that presidents uphold. However, whatever human rights may be, if his family is afflicted by personal tragedy, he will still be unhappy.
Human rights should be based on the embodiment of love. If love is enough, then having human rights will bring happiness. If the husband and wife in the house are in conflict for their human rights, will they feel fulfilled happiness? Can the proclamation of one’s own rights, coupled with the denial of another’s rights, brings happiness?
On the basis of love, human rights can be given weight and privilege, so that the survival of such democracy is guaranteed. If individuals are concerned about giving their sacrificial love, democracy will flourish, or it will wither away.