I Think Democracy Is Dangerous

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    This Ain't Fifth-century Athens

    Autumn will loom and presidential elections will soon follow, like droppings pushed by dung beetles. We will be exhorted to vote. Better advice would be not to vote. The proper response toward what we occasionally imagine to be democracy, methinks, is to retain one’s self...
    kayaker712 kayaker712
    61-65, M
    1 Response Feb 28, 2011

    Disproving The State: Four Arguments Against Government

    Two objections constantly recur whenever the subject of dissolving the State arises. The first is that a free society is only possible if people are perfectly good or rational. In other words, citizens need a centralized State because there are evil people in the world.The first...
    kayaker712 kayaker712
    61-65, M
    1 Response Mar 6, 2011

    Why Democracy?

    Over the last month or so, people have been throwing off, or trying to throw off, the shackles of their oppressive governments. It started in Tunisia, spread to Egypt, then Yemen, Bahrain, and now Libya. In every instance, though, the protestors have been calling for democracy...
    kayaker712 kayaker712
    61-65, M
    1 Response Feb 27, 2011
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