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B1009 – United Kingdom Restructuring Bill 2016 watch

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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    The very nature of democracy is the tyranny of the majority, and if you're not in the majority you either move, try to convince the majority, or simply live with it. The idea we should pander to 20% when they're outnumbered 5:2 in their views is simply absurd.
    The nature of direct democracy is tyranny of the majority, the nature of representative democracy is suppose to be to prevent tyranny of the majority, where each voice is heard.
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    The very nature of democracy is the tyranny of the majority, and if you're not in the majority you either move, try to convince the majority, or simply live with it. The idea we should pander to 20% when they're outnumbered 5:2 in their views is simply absurd.
    Tyranny of the majority is not needed in democracy. And democracy, as I have stated many times is not a means unto itself and is not a justification of itself.
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    No, this doesn't do a lot and what it does do is pointless.
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    Okay... nay
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    Nay. A waste of time and generally, legislating for the definition of your state is a bad idea.
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    You've learnt nothing from events in Scotland.. legal/political division creates cultural division which weakens the union over time.

    This is not the way to expand the United Kingdom.

    Nay.
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