*No, it's not. Democracy is the mob takin' yer shit after givin' you a chance to say no, I prefer to keep my shit.Immanuel Can wrote: ↑Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:22 am**Well, democracy, I suppose, is a way of "asking." Or, if you like, of "tempting" people with policies.
And it's a little better than other alternatives, but far from an ideal solution, because the "ask" is fairly remote. In a group of 12, maybe your voice is fairly important. In a group of a million, not so much. But even to be asked a little is probably better than not being asked at all.
The one thing I do like about it is that **of all the available systems, it takes into account the corruptibility of man. By limiting government to strict terms and domains, we keep the worst among us from rising viciously to the top...a trick that Socialism has so far never been able to master.
**No, it doesn't. It caters to that corruptible nature. Only a natural rights-based minarchy takes that Fatal Tendency of Mankind into account. The whole and single purpose of the Night Watchman proxy is to blunt that Fatal Tendency.