When Majority Shouldn’t Rule

Mainstream Permaculture

What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or in the holy name of liberty or democracy?”
~ Mahatma Gandhi

Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.’
~ Isaac Asimov

“But collective thinking is usually short-lived. We’re fickle, stupid beings with poor memories and a great gift for self-destruction.”
~ Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay

I don’t like democracy. As  permaculturist and activist Star Hawk puts it out in her “Empowerment Manual”, the five-fold path of productive meetings/facilitation/leadership are: the right people, the right container, the right facilitation the right agenda AND …the right process…

Many times, “democracy” comes in the way of real social or…

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