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Old 07-10-07, 05:31 AM   #29
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Default Re: Petitioning for a BAN.

Originally Posted by AlphaWolf_HK
Well this forum isn't really a democracy though. And TBH I can't really imagine a forum that was a democracy really being profitable enough to last.
I'd shudder to think what would happen if judicial matters all became a matter of a popular vote. Speaking of "mob rule"... Hell, even with our Republican form of government, they wouldn't allow this. And even where jurys are involved, the jury selection process isn't without cautiousness to try to assure an impartial jury.

I could see it now. Vote to see who goes to jail, and the basis of a crime decided by vote, rather then by laws. Umm, I think I'd pass

Nah, Mike C would want to avoid that (along with the sort of flames an open vote could generate), and for good reason.
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