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09/27/2018 10:55 pm ET

Will Ferrell's Socrates Tells Sarah Silverman What's Wrong With American Democracy

The ancient Greek philosopher stopped by the Hulu show "I Love You, America" to drop some truth bombs.

Will Ferrell, dressed as the ancient Greek philosopher Socrates, stopped by Sarah Silverman’s Hulu show “I Love You, America” to debate democracy.

And he said America is living proof of the very problems he anticipated nearly 2,500 years ago when the concept was first being developed.

“An uninformed voter is more likely to vote for a fraudulent politician, a snake-oil salesman who exploits their desire for easy answers,” Ferrell/Socrates explained between bites of panini. 

“Democracy is only as effective as the educational system that surrounds it,” he added.

Check out more wisdom from Socrates in the clip above. 

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