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Re: [ga] Re: [ga-full] Use of "loon"

Tyranny of the majority.   How to silence dissent. 
That would suffice to get even me to leave the list.  (Not to mention all
the noise traffic it would generate).

The point of protecting dissenting voices is exactly that they are
unpopular.  Popular voices don't require protection.

On Thu, 17 Feb 2000, Alex Kamantauskas wrote:

>  How about the following process:
>  SAA receives a complaint.  SAA announces the complaint, and issues a
>  request wherein each member of the list (if they so wish) sends in a
>  'yea' or 'nay' vote.  At the end of an established period (say, 24 or 48
>  hours), SAA counts the votes.  If the 'yea' outweigh the 'nay', sanctions
>  are imposed.


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