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Unread post by Lurcher300b » Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:27 am

Dr Bunsen Honeydew wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:33 am
Or Spiders :shock:
See Starship Troopers and many others.

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Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:51 am

"Bit of a strawman there"

"We" doesn't mean everyone obviously :roll: it just *seems* to be a majority opinion.

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Unread post by Lurcher300b » Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:05 pm

Dr Bunsen Honeydew wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:51 am
"Bit of a strawman there"

"We" doesn't mean everyone obviously :roll: it just *seems* to be a majority opinion.
Not sure the majority has much of a view on many things.

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Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:36 pm

Then democracy doesn't exist in your world.

Do I really have to add .....of those that have an opinion.

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Unread post by Lurcher300b » Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:39 pm

Dr Bunsen Honeydew wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:36 pm
Then democracy doesn't exist in your world.

Do I really have to add .....of those that have an opinion.
Democracy certainly exists in theory, in practice I have not seen much of it about over the last few years, certainly not the democracy of an informed electorate.

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Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:54 pm

An informed electorate has never existed, well they are are informed but mostly with what people want them to hear, but that is normal again. Nothing is perfect, we work with what we have got and maybe try to improve it.

But for all the people trying to improve it twice as many are looking for ways to use it to their advantage.

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Unread post by Simon Hickie » Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:21 pm

As Churchill said, “Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others.”
“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” George Bernard Shaw.

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Unread post by joe » Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:01 pm

Or, as H L Mencken put it:

'Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it, good and hard'

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