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Old 13.11.2009, 13:55
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Re: Switzerland could ban burqas in future!

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And how did these protections and rights come to be? Not by democratic processes by any chance?
Depends on the nation.

You seem to confuse democracy with majority rules. The latter is just one element of democracy.

And if you read my post which started this mini-exchange, I was defending democracy. Re-read. I was saying it was inconsistent for people to act un-democratically here just because we would be treated as such in Islamic nations. It makes no logical sense to say we are better because we value rights and freedoms, but since THEY don't over there, we will act otherwise against THEM over here.
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