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Response to yurbud (Reply #26)

Sun Apr 20, 2014, 02:39 PM

29. I don't think it can work.

True democracy requires a much smaller population. Try living in a commune and you will see something closer to a true democracy, but there are still "leaders", and those leaders will still hold sway with most of the other members. Like it or not, most people are followers and are not comfortable making their own decisions.

In a large country like the USA, I don't see any way for a democracy to work. So it all comes down to finding the best leaders and representatives, and holding their feet to the fire....but probably not literally.

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