Sunday, August 20, 2006

The Ubiquitous Chair - continued

A friend of mine to whom I referred the blog and with whom I discuss occasionally, has the following to offer:

Public opinion is supreme for democracy. Democracy is organization of opinion as against other forms of government, which are organizations of power. Public opinion should not be confused with popular opinion. Public opinion most often is not unique or single. Often these opinions reflect interests of the groups that express them. Media takes the responsibility of giving publicity to various opinions. Debates must be organized on various opinions, either by media or by government involving experts (impolitic) in the appropriate disciplines.

Will try to add....


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