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View Postsmokeyone, on 04 February 2014 - 09:46 PM, said:

Republic is where we vote in our government to make decisions in our best interest. Democracy is where we make decisions in our best interest.

The the 2 are pretty far apart.

So, you DO know the difference between a republic and direct democracy, though you havent acknowledged that both can be classified under the overall umbrella of 'democracy'

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View PostA. Pilgrim, on 04 February 2014 - 09:47 PM, said:

So, you DO know the difference between a republic and direct democracy, though you havent acknowledged that both can be classified under the overall umbrella of 'democracy'

That classification is a mistake. Its a modern construct to encourage mob rule mentality. Just like passage of the 17th amendment was a mistake encouraged along the same lines.

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View Postsmokeyone, on 05 February 2014 - 05:27 AM, said:

That classification is a mistake. Its a modern construct to encourage mob rule mentality. Just like passage of the 17th amendment was a mistake encouraged along the same lines.

lolwut?

How the Posted Image does describing a republic and direct democracy as two, more specific, classifications of an overarching classification of 'democracy' encourage mob rule mentality?

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