Q and A about Democracy

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  1. ihopehefails
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    Q. What is the difference between a dictatorship and a democracy?

    A. In a dictatorship a dictator uses his power to take away your rights while in a democracy people do the same thing through the voting process.
     
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    You have the choice to leave in a democracy.
     
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    What nation do you know that has a true Democracy??
     
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    the voting helps to hedge your chances and the terms common in democracies limit the duration of tyranny.
     
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    What you are saying makes no sense.

    Did your mother drop you on your head?
     
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    I just don't know the difference between a dictator who takes away your rights and a democratic body that does the same thing. The end result is the same thing.
     
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    What country would give you more rights?
     
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    I am waiitng. Do you have an answer?
     
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    dinner's getting cold, elmer. waiting for 'fails to acknowledge reality is ill-advised.
     
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    Neither... as a dictatorship is at the whim of a dictator and a democracy can have 50.00001% vote to strip the rights of the other 49.99999%
     

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