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    Carl Schmitt and the Crisis of the Liberal Democracy

    At one point, Shigalyev, one of major character in Dostoevsky’s famous novel “The possessed” says, “My conclusion stands in direct contradiction to the idea from which I started. Proceeding from unlimited freedom, I end with unlimited despotism.” Since the end of the cold war, the liberal thinkers began limiting the subject of democracy to the category of the liberalism and certainly declared liberal democracy as the fate of humanity.