my political purposes? can you explain what that refers to? I don't HAVE a political purpose in this thread. I'm expressing my opinion. But it's all fine with me if you want to live in the 15th century... jees.
exactly my point...the definition is from 1576. My point is that the definition and it's application have changed over time...is that not true? How important is it that I "admit" to being wrong? Apparently alot. And if I was wrong, I MIGHT indulge you
Democracy - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary
Main Entry: deÂ·mocÂ·raÂ·cy
Inflected Form(s): plural deÂ·mocÂ·raÂ·cies
Etymology: Middle French democratie, from Late Latin democratia, from Greek dēmokratia, from dēmos + -kratia -cracy
1 a : government by the people; especially : rule of the majority b : a government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised by them directly or indirectly through a system of representation usually involving periodically held free elections
I didn't rep for the longest time. I didn't even know how to. LOL Then I went a long time without ever giving a neg rep. Then the town clowns started making an issue out of who reps who and who neg reps, and I realized --BINGO! -- I had another angle to tweak people. LOL (see how easily I am amused?)