Re: dumbocracy

Hagbard Celine (
Tue, 24 Jun 1997 19:03:59 -0400

Lee Daniel Crocker wrote:

> 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.

I guess where we disagree is that in my moral universe one's own liberty
and property are never more important than another person's life.