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If the interpersonal, horizontal relations among the members of a society cannot be established and autonomously practiced, without authorization, mediation, and control from those in political power, the society will not function, and the population within this political power’s area of reach makes up a society, as much as the potatoes in a sack – Marx again – make up a sack of potatoes. Truth be told, by the 1980s many of these totalitarian regimes had more or less made the transition into what Juan J.

34 Since lexically it merely denotes a passage or bridging, even in such condensed form this term points to the notion that the end to the process that began in the breakup of communist regimes is already known. The starting point and destination of a passage are, of course, familiar. Where democracy has long been practiced as a political way of life that is understandable and “natural,” it has come to be because in one time, during a certain period, some people have fought for it. This is a mark it still bears today, not only visible in the struggle among parties competing for places in parliaments and, indirectly, government, but also through various and numerous ways in which political will is publicly formed in the society, and in which its different parts send “signals” of their interests – be it to state bodies or to the public.

In any case, it was not a case of mere misunderstanding. What makes the postcommunist reforms legitimate? What is the basis for the authorities elected in the first free pluralist elections to expect consent, or at least a quiet endurance of policies that substantially alter not only the constitution of the state and its economic system but also affect the economic and social security of every individual in the society? On the one hand – that is, the promise of democracy and the rule of law – the subjects are transformed into citizens who acquire the right to participate in political life, publicly state their interests, connect with others, influence the forming of political will, and co-decide in elections whether to keep or remove those in power.

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