Not the only thing about advanced democracy - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 22.11.10 | 20:33 (IST)

    Judicial review is not the only essential restraint necessary for an advanced democracy that Israelis have failed to grasp. It is a point which many even in advanced democracies fail to grasp. The greatest danger to democracy is Tyranny of the Majority. The concept that the majority may, even must, rule, but it may not use it's majority to destroy, enslave, deprive or deprave any minority.

    from the article: A 15-year-old constitutional revolution
    First published 01:04 22.11.10 | Last updated 01:04 22.11.10
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