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Why is it horrible to leave emerge of populism?

10 questions that could keep you up at night in 2018
http://edition.cnn.com/2017/12/27/opinions/10-questions-2018-opinion-ghitis/index.html

Especially, the fact that raw populism became so popular around the world in recent years is the biggest change.
Though democracy was designed on the assumption that what many people decide would be rational and be the nearest to answer, but raw populism has made it far from the theory.
I worry that excess populism will divert democratic nations to wrong ways and could finally cause revival of dictatorship.