Dingo the Dissident

THE BLOG OF DISQUIET : Qweir Notions in the Armpit of Diogenes by DINGO the DISSIDENT binge-thinker since February 2008.
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Friday, 28 June 2019

"Democracy is like Christ.

There is nothing you cannot do
in the name of democracy."

- David Cornwell (A Small Town in Germany, 1968).

Earlier in the same book :
Democracy [is] like shaving.  No one thanks you for shaving.
No-one thanks you for democracy...
Democracy was only possible under a class system...
it was an indulgence granted by the privileged.
We haven't time for it any more : a flash of light
between feudalism and automation, and now it's gone.
What's left ?  The voters are cut off from parliament.
Parliament is cut off from the government,
and the government is cut off from everyone.


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