Tag: Democracy (home)

Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.

permalink source: E. B. White
tags: Democracy

Palm Beach County gets to pick the next president. Or maybe it's a handful of sailors who have been at sea since the campaign began. We treasure the idea that any one individual's ballot could decide an election. But watching the interviews with some of the men and women on the street in Florida, you can't help thinking, 'Oh Lord, not that one.'

permalink source: Gail Collins, The New York Times
tags: Humor, Politics, Democracy

The real reason for democracy is... Mankind is so fallen that no man can be trusted with unchecked power over his fellows. Aristotle said that some people were fit only to be slaves. I do not contradict him. But I reject slavery because I see no men fit to be masters. By: C.S. Lewis Source: The Quotable Lewis, 326

permalink source: Anonymous
tags: Democracy, Humans