On Wed, Oct 16, 2002 at 11:06:00AM -0700, David N. Welton wrote: > Those of us without root, as far as I can see, have only the route of > "democracy" in the form of our system of resolutions, the > constitution, and all that other nonsense, to get things done that we > can't directly do ourselves. Well, no. That's not the only way to do things, and should in fact be the absolute *last resort*. The *best* way to do things is to convince people that what you're saying is beneficial, doesn't have any drawbacks (or, if it does, change what you're saying so as to avoid the drawbacks), or, in the absolute worst case, that the drawbacks are minor and outweighed by orders of magnitude by the benefits. Cheers, aj -- Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/> I don't speak for anyone save myself. GPG signed mail preferred. ``If you don't do it now, you'll be one year older when you do.''
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