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Originally posted by All-Father
Okay. It's immediately clear to me that you don't have the intelligence/principles/depth for this discussion, or this board. I feel the only point in which this post is going to fail is in being nice.
Firstly, your opening was very rude. Your criticisms are too unexplored and undecisive for you to try to assert them as obvious and conclusive. What's blatantly untrue is the notion you have that you're ready for any board beyond the intensity of "Politics & Scandals" (no offense to you wondrous dudes at "Politics & Scandals". Lmfao)
The populace is ill-informed, and completely without the salts as to discern leadership quality, or the solution to any given situation of a complexity beyond the Nth degree. Democracy doesn't work because, right off the bat, people's choices are mostly influenced by what other people say and do. Humans are social animals, and look to follow the majority influence, or, to make some rebellious statement, minority influence. Debate is stimulated by intelligent discussion, not a stagnant system of appeasing and deceiving the masses, i.e. democracy.
You seem to have got the wrong idea about our movement. As a philosophy, it can still easily fit the political format because it is about self-betterment, and such doctrines can be applied to institutions and systems of administration.
Elimination-through-conflict refers to the process of eliminating error by exposing an issue to two conflicting ideological, social forces.
Please. Don't respond to this with more insolence. Leave with what shreds of dignity you have left. No hard feelings, Holmes.