Subject: Re: Fwd: Wall Street article on a new Cooperative
From: Jamie Lokier <>
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2004 08:10:24 +0100

Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> >>>>> "Bernard" == Bernard Lang <> writes:
>     Bernard> reminds me of the old democracies ...  only free citizens
>     Bernard> benefitted, i.e. a small part of the population.  But in
>     Bernard> the long run, democracy was extended to all
> Very nice analogy!

Side note:

Alas, it's a bit premature to say it "was" extended to all.  Maybe in
the future long run.  At present, democracy in the largest
"democracies" is rarely if ever extended to all in its juristiction.

-- Jamie