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September 29th Action Day
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Tim Lund


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13-09-2018 07:23 PM

Sherwood Wrote:
In Ancient Athens when they had a direct democracy they originally voted to execute all the inhabitants of the island of Mytilene. Later realising they had been stupid, they had another vote and decided not to execute all the inhabitants.


Wow - excellent and erudite

samuelsen - you baffle me. I agree with you on all you points - people did not understand what they were doing, it was a bad decision, and it was democracy. But democracy is not democracy if bad decisions cannot be reversed - then it becomes the tyranny of the past.

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September 29th Action Day - Tim Lund - 06-09-2018, 09:54 AM
RE: September 29th Action Day - samuelsen - 06-09-2018, 06:29 PM
RE: September 29th Action Day - Tim Lund - 11-09-2018, 04:58 PM
RE: September 29th Action Day - samuelsen - 11-09-2018, 10:54 PM
RE: September 29th Action Day - Tim Lund - 12-09-2018, 05:27 PM
RE: September 29th Action Day - samuelsen - 12-09-2018, 08:34 PM
RE: September 29th Action Day - Sherwood - 13-09-2018, 09:02 AM
RE: September 29th Action Day - samuelsen - 13-09-2018, 10:37 AM
RE: September 29th Action Day - Hillman - 13-09-2018, 07:04 PM
RE: September 29th Action Day - Tim Lund - 13-09-2018 07:23 PM
RE: September 29th Action Day - samuelsen - 13-09-2018, 08:03 PM
RE: September 29th Action Day - Tim Lund - 13-09-2018, 09:34 PM
RE: September 29th Action Day - samuelsen - 13-09-2018, 10:29 PM