Re: Cardassian society - enforcement or preference?
Gul Re'jal wrote:
Sci, I think the point Dal Rassak is trying to make is that someone could reject democracy and prefer other ways of ruling,
Yes, I understand that. And I am arguing that doing so, even if it seemingly has the consent of the populace, is still an act that violates the natural rights of the people -- and that it lacks
the consent of those generations who come later, since the establishment of such an autocracy does not require later generations' consent.
"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