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Meaning Of Democracy

What did democracy really mean in Athens? While we might consider elections to be the cornerstone of democracy, the Athenians who coined the term actually employed a lottery system to choose most of their politicians. Melissa Schwartzberg describes the ins and outs of the Athenian democracy, and addresses some ways in which a lottery system might benefit us today. View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-did-democracy-really-mean-in-athen

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seriously, when they say we are now a democracy cause women can vote, and I'm like, dude, we'll be a democracy when number of women presidents is close to number of male presidents, no sooner than that.

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But he is their representative and will use whatever means necessary to gain the kind of power he's always wanted - even if it means tearing the country apart, creating a civil war or an armed revolution if he loses, or starting WWIII. Trump doesn't love America or Americans - Trump loves Trump.

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Remember when we were young and God was not expelled and banished from public schools? Remember how America as a young country was built on Godly foundations of Christianity? What happened?

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from Mail Online

Hillary going along with the recount means she'll be TWO time loser

Hillary going along with the recount means she'll be TWO time loser. | These are some of the stories. See the rest @ http://www.twodaysnewstand.com/mail-onlinecom.html or Video’s @ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/video/index.html And @ https://plus.google.com/collection/wz4UXB

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"We can't be both the world's leading champion of peace & the world's leading supplier of arms." -Jimmy Carter | A true contradiction, no? The talk of peace & democracy is to distract you from the war machine profiteering off human & animal slaughter & the destruction of our planet. We're not spreading democracy. Wake up. | #paradigmshift

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