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2019-10-19 Home Front: Politix
Mercer - How democracy made us dumb
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Posted by Besoeker 2019-10-19 03:42|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [239 views ]  Top

#1 the rule of the wisest and the best, who would have to be discovered and enabled.

Ah, yes. But who is to do the discovering and enabling?
Posted by Abu Uluque 2019-10-19 11:42||   2019-10-19 11:42|| Front Page Top

#2 By the 22nd century, only police states like China shall have survived. Humanist navel gazers and representative debaters will have given way to federated anarchies. Most western nations will have shariah integrated like in the UK, internecine racial and religious conflicts. All due to what passes for democracy. Separation of powers, paranoiac systems of checks and balances, and the pressure valve called elections to let the people know their suffrage means something.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-10-19 12:26||   2019-10-19 12:26|| Front Page Top

#3 The United States has never been a democracy, it's a republic.

Learn the difference moron.
Posted by Seeking Cure For Ignorance 2019-10-19 15:01||   2019-10-19 15:01|| Front Page Top

#4 The United States has never been a democracy, it's a republic.

That is exactly what the democrats are trying to change. The founders had the right idea, but are now being vilified and their legacies trivialized only to bring about the idiot mobs into power. After that, it's just the House, and the President a figurehead. When they see a single democrat cannot muster the 'charisma' to con all 330 million people, they'll go for true democracy.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-10-19 15:29||   2019-10-19 15:29|| Front Page Top

#5 The United States has never been a democracy, it's a republic.

Until the 17th amendment?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-10-19 15:32||   2019-10-19 15:32|| Front Page Top

#6 Age of the Idiot. That, I like. Will use.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-10-19 15:33||   2019-10-19 15:33|| Front Page Top

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