19.630 Google

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 06:53:24 +0000

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 19, No. 630.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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         Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 06:46:04 +0000
         From: "dennis c.l." <cyberdennis_at_gmail.com>
         Subject: Re: 19.626 Google

What everyone seems to miss in this discussion is that democracy means
government by the people. If the people elect a government that not
only aproves of torture but makes systematic use of it or if said
government puts human beings in jail for years without a trial and
then the selfsame people proceed to reelect this government for
another four year term does not make it less of a democracy. The same
can be said of governments elected by the majority of its people in
places like Iran, Palestine and anywhere else the US of A disaproves

professor dennis cintra leite (retired)
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