Thomas de Groot <tho### [at] degrootorg> wrote:
> Interesting! I wonder what the term 'democracy' meant to the Founding
> Fathers... I suppose something godless, inimical to their own faith;
> after all, they were refugees. I don't think that the modern
> understanding of 'democracy' remotely corresponds to theirs, except,
> maybe, in the US? ;-) Certainly, the term 'liberty' means something very
> different from my own definition when I read about fringe groups like
> 'preppers'. But then the same can be said about far-right political
> parties in EU which use the term 'liberty' for their own intentions.
Ah - the far right.
I germany some say - it feels like germany before the nazis - opressed by strong
left and right movements. And the middle ground had nothing interesting to offer
beside empty words.
If this is true, than the EU as a whole feels like that, especially when looking
at the coming recession...
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