Critias to the oligarchs: "Now we have come to the conclusion that for men like ourselves and like you, democracy is an oppressive form of government." (Xenophon, Hellenica II.3.25)
You see a lot of the same sentiment going around in veiled form these days.
Topics for discussion include anthropology, archaeology, the arts, civics, ethnic and gender studies, history, linguistics, literature, philosophy, political science, religion, and so on.
Professionals, academics, students and amateurs welcome.