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Yes, generally I'm very happy. My country Switzerland is the only country in the world that doesn't have just one head of state (president, prime minister etc.) but instead a so-called "federal council" with 7 people. They are all from different parties, from the very left to the very right. Together they lead the country and they do so by making compromises and trying to take the best part of every side's opinion. This also means that contrary to most other nations where one party usually leads the country for a certain number of years, we are always governed by a multitude of different parties that are trying their best to work together and find solutions that everyone can agree to (also on a legislative-level). And because we're also the only country in the world that has direct democracy on all levels (national, regional and local), we the people get to actively influence our country's politics and make decisions. There are two different forms of this: the initiative and the referendum. The initiative is a law or change of the constitution that anyone can propose (individual citizens or groups of people or political parties or NGOs etc.). If this person or persons can collect a certain amount of signatures in a certain amount of time, the whole population gets to vote on it. The referendum on the other hand can be used if somebody is not happy with the government's decision on something. If the government has made a new law (changes of the constitution always must be voted on by the whole country), a person or party can collect signatures as well. If successful, the whole population votes on it and if at least 50% say no to the new law, the government has to take it back and find another way.
Without trying to be overtly patriotic, I believe this system is one of the best political systems in the world to keep checks and balances and I also believe that direct democracy in particular gives us a lot of freedom (more than in all the representative democracies). And finally, one great side effect of direct democracy is that people generally tend to be better informed and more interested in domestic political affairs than in representative democracies (at least in my experience).3