Democracy: An institution in which the whole is equal to the scum of the parts.
It is a logical absurdity to equate democracy with freedom in the way that mainstream political philosophers and commentators typically do. A system where individuals and minorities are at the mercy of unconstrained majorities hardly constitutes freedom in any meaningful sense.
The great god Ra, whose shrine once covered acres, is filler now for crossword puzzle makers.
He must not laugh at his own wheeze: a snuff box has no right to sneeze.
The light ones may be killers, the dark ones mild; not the wrappers but the fillers, make cigars or women wild.
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