Hamilton: The scenarios in which tyranny perception occurs are very specific, involves a sort of distortion of democracy preconditions: Centralisation excess: when the centralised power of a federation make a decision that should be local, breaking with the commitment to the subsidiarity principle. Typical solutions, in this condition, are concurrent majority and supermajority rules. Abandonment of rationality: when, ...
Born 210 Years Ago, Tocqueville Predicted the Tyranny of the Majority in Our Modern World http://dailysignal.com/2015/07/29/born-225-years-ago-tocqueville-predicted-the-tyranny-of-the-majority-in-our-modern-world/
Unpopularity is the Trump regime's greatest weakness. Unpopular regimes rest on a fragile foundation. Their legitimacy can be undermined if the true majority reveals itself. Above all else, in order to resist the tyranny of the minority, the majority must remember the strength of its numbers.
Whereas back then I wrote about the tyranny of the majority, today I'd combine that with the tyranny of the minorities. These days, you have to be careful of both. (Ray Bradbury) #quotes #quote #quotations #RayBradbury