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How would anyone know what a republic looks like?
reply to post by benrl
Democracy a true one is mob rule, and thats not good either,
Originally posted by benrl
reply to post by Seanwalsh
Yes, when half the pop doesn't even vote...
People need to wake up and get off their asses and use the system we already have in place to fix things.
How quickly would our world change if instead of voting on American Idol people voted for their Representatives like they are supposed to.
Voting is a right, and like most rights if you don't use them your likely to lose them, thats all we have seen in the US, apathy.
Originally posted by Jagermeister
People don't like true freedom because that means they have to be held accountable for their own actions. People like the safety net that no matter what you do there is always a hand to pick them back up. People want to be ruled over and told what to do. With that comes corruption.
There are 2 ways this goes right now. We either go back to our founders and have true freedom or we end up down the same road nazi germany went. That's it. Until the day humanity as whole grows the hell up and understands that they don't need Government or a King to dictate to them how to live their own lives, this is the endless circle we go through.
Originally posted by EvilSadamClone
Hell no. NO MOB RULE!
That's what a pure democracy is, nothing more than mob rule.
I want to live in a system where I have rights, and my rights are protected, and people aren't constantly infringing upon them or trying to erode them because they interfere with their interests, and I have real representation in my government whatever they may be.