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    • Jasmine Murphy
    • 05.12.07 | 17:58 (IST)

    The normal definition of democracy applies to numbers, which means that the working womb wins, which is contrary to the best interests of the ecological future of our planet. It's actually a very undemocratic and unfair notion. For a people to reserve itself the right to determine its future the banal idea of democracy would demand an expansion of the population: it's a very great nonsense. I can think of few things less democratic than the gradual diminution of a race/religion/people firstly by the traditional imposition by other religions of requirements of difficulty for acceptance and secondly by holocausts and persecutions, which has ever been the fate of the Jews. You've made us into a religion limited in size and now you tell us because we have limited numbers we can't 'democratically' hold onto our own regime.

    from the article: MKs debate protection of 'equality' in future constitution
    First published 00:00 05.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 05.12.07
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