Turbodong75 karma2011-08-24 18:29:05 UTC
I like it as well, but it is woefully incomplete (granted, he's trying to respond to hundreds of comments and only has so much time to designate to any particular question).
The question remains, what are "democratic values?"
Has the definition of democracy become entirely substantive, void of procedure? If so, how can value pluralism be accommodated?
Edit: To all the downvoters, if you disagree with me, you must think the quote "Democracy is the rule of democratic values" is complete. I've only asked what those values are and whether it follows that democracy (traditionally conceived as a process) can be defined entirely substantively. If you find the phrase, "democratic values" complete, please elaborate.
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Turbodong47 karma2011-08-24 17:33:06 UTC
Could you elaborate on what you mean by "not full democracy"?
What are your criterion for democracy?
Are there any necessary conditions?
Turbodong9 karma2013-06-05 19:08:05 UTC
My parents still have your tapes.
Turbodong7 karma2013-06-05 19:22:15 UTC
You bet. My mom ran a daycare. She should owe you royalties. Your tapes were the best investment she ever made.
Turbodong5 karma2011-08-24 17:53:46 UTC
Thank you for your answer.
In what ways do you imagine the Libyan model will fall short of "full democracy" and yet still qualify as a "democracy"?
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