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Old May 5 2012, 04:51 PM   #12
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Re: Age of Majority / Voting Age in the Federation

BillJ wrote: View Post
Just because Kirk called it democracy doesn't necessarily mean he's referring to American democracy...
I think we can safely rule out the idea that the Federation just calls itself a democrac for propaganda purposes the way the Soviet Union did, or the way states like the Syrian Arab Republic or Democratic People's Republic of Korea currently do.
"Every line of serious work that I have written since 1936 has been written, directly or indirectly, against totalitarianism and for democratic Socialism, as I understand it." - George Orwell, 1946
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