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The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. No price is too high for the privilege of owning yourself. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. No price is too high for the privilege of owning yourself. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

Politics

Pointless to rule out no-confidence motions

Alex Wadsley
Kevin, while I agree with much of your analysis on ‘why-minority-government-matters’ it would seem pointless for any party to rule out ‘motions of no confidence’. It would be a declaration of political impotence of the same order as declaring that one would rule in majority or not at all. The use of such motions should be governed not by some pre-election rule but by the post-election negotiations on the formation of government. The ‘no confidence’ motion must be traded for policy initiatives. Read more, comment here

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