Democracy ???

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Re: Democracy ???

Post by phuketrichard » Sun Aug 27, 2017 7:01 pm

Freak power!!!!:
In a nation run by swine, all pigs are upward-mobile and the rest of us are fucked until we can put our acts together: not necessarily to win, but mainly to keep from losing completely. HST
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Re: Democracy ???

Post by AlonzoPartriz » Sun Aug 27, 2017 7:17 pm

Diverging types of government ( crooked) fail to pay attention to the middle. Institutions suitable to a certain type of government can be the downfall of that type of government if they become too extreme. Just as a nose [on a statue] can still be appealing to look at if it diverges from the straightness that is beautiful but can become not even a nose if an artist pushes it too far in the direction of the extremes, so, too, a system of government such as democracy that diverges from the best system can still be adequate if it is not pushed to an extreme.
Aristotle.
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Re: Democracy ???

Post by frank lee bent » Sun Aug 27, 2017 8:21 pm

the official symbols that hark back to rome used in USA gov iconography are rich in alliteration of the narrative-very in your face.
here is a rather subtle one:
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formerly found on the "good money" made of silver.
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