[OT) Elections - Was almost anything

Richard Russell richard at yellowgoanna.com
Fri Dec 20 12:35:48 CST 2002


On Fri, Dec 20, 2002 at 09:20:25AM +1030, David Lloyd wrote:
> 
> Pigeon,
> 
> > Looking at Thatcher and Blair, I'm quite in favour of no one party
> > having an overall majority!
> 
> There is no real solution to democracy. Rule by the majority if that
> majority is decided by people who have been persuaded by a minority
> simply upsets the whole idea of this type of representation.

Anarchy. Works pretty well in the open source world (which isn't
democratic at all -- a democracy forces the will of the majority onto
the minority)

rr

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