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organizing the majority against a minority in power

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Submitted by myth (United States), May 17, 2013 at 08:40

Martin, you are right, that a majority alone is insufficient to produce a change. Who needs the Middle-East to base this on experience? The situation is common. The task is to organize the majority against a minority in power. Democracy does just that.

However, we learned, that an election which is open to an islamist party would only elect and strengthen the islamists. I conclude, all-open elections cannot transfer power away from the islamists. Perhaps there's a lack of anti-islamist parties.

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