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Response to MineralMan (Reply #41)

Wed Oct 1, 2014, 03:57 PM

46. If you know for certain that communities changed, how many?

How many long-standing popular assemblies in this country resigned their own authority to a traditional representative system?

As for the caucus system, I'm not particularly familiar with it, but isn't that a system for choosing representatives and thus - as per my earlier points - irrelevant?

Assembly democracy, which was once common, has been replaced with representative democracy in most communities.

It never existed in most communities. Most communities were founded by real estate developers in the late 20th century.

Direct democracy just doesn't seem to be something that is strongly wanted.

And you're still making these circular arguments. You can't say something isn't wanted when people don't even have the immediate. That's akin to conservatives who argue that Americans don't want single payer healthcare because we don't already have it (despite poll after poll saying we want it).

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