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Democracy and Majority Rule

sqrt(cos(180)) Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 10:00 PM
Thank God for the uncommon "common sense" of the Founding Fathers--and also thank God for the commonsense manner of Dr. Williams explanation of the Founding Fathers' wisdom. Happy Thanksgiving to all.
God_Of_War Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 11:18 PM
The founding fathers used an understanding of human nature in guiding their decisions. The constitution was written with an understnding of human natur and that is the reason it is still as valid today as it was 200 years ago. Human nature has not changed since that time and likely won't for thousands of years.
Kevin348 Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 12:01 AM
Shakespeare clearly understood human nature 500 years ago and his books are as relevant today as they were in the 16th century.
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...