The significance of democracy, said the Liberian Leader, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, is about competing on the basis of utilizing ideas to improve the lives of people, the people politicians want to lead.
A famous Methodist Hymn begins and ends with these lines:
“Dear Lord and Father of Mankind
Forgive us our Foolish Ways
Reclothe us in our rightful mind
In purer lives thy service Find
In Deeper Reverence Praise."