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We Are Not a Democracy! We Do NOT Want to Spread Democracy!

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posted on Feb, 22 2014 @ 09:29 PM
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Please, please, please do your research before you go around endorsing democracy i can't stand it anymore. Democracy will always end up in tyranny for the minority it is not a system that we want in the United States, we don't want it in the middle east and we dont want it in the Ukraine either.

We want a form of government that is close to what our republic was suppose to be. We want strength in the individual, we want civil liberty and NOT majority rule.

Please, understand the difference here people. There is a reason why America was so great for so long. Yes i get there were flaws and unforeseen circumstances that lead to our usurp and being taken over by corporate entities and fascism.

STOP ENDORSING DEMOCRACY AND ENDORSE THE CONSTITUTIONAL REPUBLIC! SPREAD THE MESSAGE OF THE REPUBLIC!

Democracy

Constituional Republic


A Constitutional Republic is a state where the officials are elected as representatives of the people, and must govern according to existing constitutional law that limits the government's power over citizens.


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posted on Feb, 22 2014 @ 09:38 PM
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Err, how do you suppose we will have congress and laws then? Should you go disband your state legislators and city councils? Fire all of your judges and sheriffs?



posted on Feb, 22 2014 @ 09:39 PM
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Post comparative definitions please. I would do it, but I'm on my phone. For the record, I have a difficult time understanding the difference myself.
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posted on Feb, 22 2014 @ 09:40 PM
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Nephalim
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Err, how do you suppose we will have congress and laws then? Should you go disband your state legislators and city councils? Fire all of your judges and sheriffs?


How is any of that relevant?


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posted on Feb, 22 2014 @ 09:41 PM
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Well, a direct democracy is bad...for those in the minority on any issue.
A republic, which is a representative democracy, is better. It provides a voice to those in the minority.
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posted on Feb, 22 2014 @ 09:42 PM
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Excellent thoughts. It is best explained, I allways thought, with "democracy is three wolves and a sheep voting on what's for dinner".



posted on Feb, 22 2014 @ 09:44 PM
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Heinlein's version:
A democracy is based on the notion that a million are smarter than one.


The converse being:
A dictatorship is based on the notion that one is smarter than a million.



posted on Feb, 22 2014 @ 09:45 PM
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I agree I was about to search the Internet regarding all of these protests because I'm getting the impression that they are some kind of radical right Populist movement.

There are ones right now in Istanbul Venezuela and Ukraine as far as I know in addition to that the US is very ripe for a populist radical right movement that could take advantage of the patriot act and Obama's executive policies.



posted on Feb, 22 2014 @ 09:45 PM
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I noticed some of the protesters in Ukraine (the armed ones) are affiliated with radical right movements some even admit to supporting the Nazi actions during World War II.

Although Chavez is legitimately unpopular in Venezuela I believe his opposition is also on the right.

Exactly how radical are all of these protesters who have resorted to overthrowing their government's instead of going through the democratic process?

In the middle east both the Muslim brotherhood which gained control of Egypt through protests and the protesters in Syria are known affiliates with terrorists.

Is there a pattern here that's been conveniently overlooked?

I think what the op is worried about is some kind of populists worldwide movement that overthrows existing governments and suppresses the speech of its opposition in a much harsher way than the governments they overthrow.

As far as behavior goes it's my Opinion that a movement that gains power through violence will maintain power through violence so this does seem to be a concern.



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posted on Feb, 22 2014 @ 09:47 PM
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Nephalim
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Err, how do you suppose we will have congress and laws then? Should you go disband your state legislators and city councils? Fire all of your judges and sheriffs?


How is any of that relevant?


Sir . the op telling everyone here to give up their republican forms of government.
I mean re read the post and then come back and tell me he didnt endorse democracy then trash it in the same post! rofl Think about it for a minute. Then he goes on to trash capitalism.

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posted on Feb, 22 2014 @ 09:55 PM
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A direct democracy is a majority rule system rather then a system based on protecting individual rights.

We want power in the individual and civil liberty NOT the majority rule.



posted on Feb, 22 2014 @ 09:55 PM
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A direct democracy is a majority rule system rather then a system based on protecting individual rights.

We want power in the individual and civil liberty NOT the majority rule.



posted on Feb, 22 2014 @ 10:01 PM
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Phage
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Heinlein's version:
A democracy is based on the notion that a million are smarter than one.


The converse being:
A dictatorship is based on the notion that one is smarter than a million.


Yes, quite true.



posted on Feb, 22 2014 @ 10:08 PM
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There is a reason for the ignorance people have behind government.

Its starts in the schools and ends in the media.

If people knew what their government was supposed to do and be they might have a problem with the current reality.



posted on Feb, 22 2014 @ 10:09 PM
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I think maybe there is a subversive push to take democracy to the top of the worlds thought line. The total kind, not the representative kind.

It would be the ultimate system for complete control...

In an absolute democracy you just need money to blitz advertise to the masses what you want done, and they will line up in droves to make it happen. And they will do it with smiles on their faces.

Total control off the masses, through the masses.



posted on Feb, 22 2014 @ 10:11 PM
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Likewise, if people really understood the detailed workings of the system for where their effort could make the most difference, it just might, more often.

Education is the most important part.. Formal or self, doesn't matter IMO.



posted on Feb, 22 2014 @ 10:16 PM
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Democracy is the road to socialism. - Karl Marx.



posted on Feb, 22 2014 @ 10:16 PM
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This is what im saying.

Its freaking unbelievable.



posted on Feb, 22 2014 @ 10:17 PM
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Its easy to brainwash them and get them to vote away their own rights.

It makes me sick to see this crap spoken of all the time.






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