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Democracy and Majority Rule

God_Of_War Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 4:47 PM
AAHHH, YES! But herin lays a problem. If only the educated get to vote then control of the masses thru media does no good i.e. the educated can see thru the cra*p dished out by the media. The media would find society much harder to control if only the educated can vote. Therefore, the scenario described will never happen. What you describe does sound allot like a republic, only the educated people whom you describe as eligible voters are actually those in power.
President Barack Obama narrowly defeated Gov. Mitt Romney in the popular vote 51 percent to 48 percent. In the all-important Electoral College, the difference was larger, with Obama winning 303 electoral votes and Romney 206. Let's not think so much about the election's outcome but instead ask: What's so good about democracy and majority rule?

How many decisions in our day-to-day lives would we like to be made through majority rule or the democratic process? How about the decision to watch a football game or "Law and Order"? What about whether to purchase a Chevrolet Volt or a Toyota Prius? Would you...