Jim Bell vindicated

Zenaan Harkness zen at freedbms.net
Mon May 11 17:23:21 PDT 2015

On 5/12/15, Lodewijk andré de la porte <l at odewijk.nl> wrote:
> means to do so. If you don't like the democratic means, fix that. It's
> vital. If you're a libertarian you're usually still democratic of sorts.

I appreciate your sentiment and what I perceive as your implicit
"folks, consider being cautious" but when you say "fix that" the
obvious question is "how"?

I don't know that -any- system can fix any other system except to
appear to do so for a limited period of time until it too degenerates
due to the usual problems - individual human weaknesses (greed, lust,
anger, unwarranted reactions etc).

Do you actually believe there's an answer to -how- to "fix it"?

Or, are you uncomfortable with this discussion?

If you believe that this discussion is counter productive to what you
perceive as your and or our interests I'm interested to hear about;
but although "fix it" it sounds superficially laudable it's cheap and,
well, superficial.  You'll need to pontificate a little more deeply to
impress folks around these parts :)


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