Read the quotation from the Greek philosopher Aristotle. [A] state which becomes progressively more and more a unity will cease to be a state at all. Plurality of numbers is natural in a state; and the further it moves away from plurality towards unity, the less of a state it becomes. Aristotle believed that the citizens of a successful state must share the same beliefs. Follow the leadership of a dictator. Hold annual elections. Allow for a diversity of opinions.