Paschos Mandravelis was born in Kozani in 1963. He studied Economics at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and Μedia at the New School in New York City. He has published several books, including “They Said: A Dictionary of Intelligent Speech” by Kastanioti Publications and “Exercises on Liberalism” by Dardanos Publications. He has also translated David Brown’s “Cybertrends” for Kastanioti Publications. He currently works as an opinions writer for Kathimerini.
Liberal democracy is like a bizarre fruit that matures slowly and spoils easily. The main reason is a failure to fully understand its benefits.