Tuesday, October 9, 2012


Democracy assumes that there has been a unanimous decisions by the group to decide to make group decisions by majority vote. A majority is contextual to the group being analyzed; if democracy is assumed to be de facto legitimate prior to an unanimous consent, then any gang of four robbers could hold an impromptu vote as to whether to avail themselves of the wallets/purses of any other three passers-on. A democracy which does not require the unanimous consent of all parties to be bound by the agreement of democracy is either mere mob-rule or merely a tyranny of those political forces that believe themselves able to control the opinion of the majority.

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