Re: dumbocracy

Lee Daniel Crocker (
Tue, 24 Jun 1997 15:44:05 -0700 (PDT)

> > Anyway, about the issue of democracy. Can we agree that if everyone is
> > well-informed, the problems which Mark suggested dissipate?

No, we cannot. Democracy is by its very nature morally repugnant, and
making it more efficient only makes it moreso. Every man's life,
liberty, and property is his own, and not even a 99.9% vote of his
countrymen justifies interference with his rights.