Stranded on an island

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  1. cupajoe
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    cupajoe Have a cup of joe!

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    You and some random peopleon your flight crash onto a island. You are the only ones. There's no escape from the island, so your forced to create a government. You all decide on your government being a democracy. What are some positives to your government being a democracy?
     
  2. dg10050

    dg10050 GBAtemp Regular

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    We can vote people off of the island when they try to trick us into doing their homework. [​IMG]
     
  3. cupajoe
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    Tee-hee. This is TOTALLY not my homework AT ALL. [​IMG]
     
  4. notnarb

    notnarb Not narbing it up

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    Dissallows unequal distribution of power aka dictatorships. You shouldn't be allowed to live in America if you can't write an essay / do a project on why democracy is a good form of government
     
  5. cupajoe
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    I already was finished with the paper. I just thought that their would be somebody on here wih better thoughts than me on the subject.
     
  6. juggernaut911

    juggernaut911 GBAtemp Slut!

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    Lost.... watch it. nuff said. best show. beats heroes
     
  7. DarkAura

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    Over there.
    Locke dies.
     
  8. fischju

    fischju Rehabilitated Jaywalker

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    It wouldn't be good. Democracies are not known for quick decisions. On an island, you need 1 strong leader to organize and set tasks for people.

    Democracy:
    What should we do first? Foor or shelter? Vote!
    *half raise hand for food, half for shelter. 3 hour discussion follows, you get neither, night falls, and everybody gets sick.

    Other:
    You! Go get food!
    You! Go get shelter!


    Trust me, if you are writing a paper on this the teacher will give you a good grade if you say this.
     
  9. Turmoil

    Turmoil GBAtemp Fan

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    LoL glad I wasn't the only one thinking this was just for completing homework/assignment/essay =D
     
  10. Dio

    Dio WRYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY

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    Aristotle said that democracy is bad because it favors whomever has the most influence, and not for the common good XP
     
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