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    • Jim
    • 29.04.10 | 11:22 (IDT)

    "majority rule= democracy" Absolutely not! Democracy is the free interchange of ideas. A democratic form of government imposes absolute restrictions upon its government forbiding that government from using its power to control free speech or freedom of the press. The rule of a majority without such controls is fascism or totalitarianism, pure and simple; but it is not democracy.

    from the article: Israel's tyranny of the majority is dangerous
    First published 01:50 29.04.10 | Last updated 06:52 29.04.10
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