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Thread #64299   Message #1050896
Posted By: Amos
10-Nov-03 - 12:34 AM
Thread Name: BS: Modest Proposal to end the civil war
Subject: RE: BS: Modest Proposal to end the civil war
The point about Athens was that its voting was direct from voters to result without the intervening damper of asn Electoral College -- not that it was "pure democracy".

It's silly to argue that slaves should have the franchise. If you have slaves at all, which I disapprove of, they're sure not gonna be entrusted with the vote!


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