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jay H commented on Quinn Tane Wilkins's blog post Better Democracy Idea.
"The one problem I see is that people will NOT get involved in the daily/weekly analysis of everything. Even full time lawmakers often vote for bills hundreds of pages long without actually having read them... do you expect the population as a whole…"
Jul 13, 2013
athen commented on Quinn Tane Wilkins's blog post Better Democracy Idea.
"Apart from the Greek definition of democracy, its demo."
Jul 5, 2013
athen commented on Quinn Tane Wilkins's blog post Better Democracy Idea.
"Democracy is a fallacy, no more no less."
Jul 5, 2013
Tom Sarbeck commented on Quinn Tane Wilkins's blog post Better Democracy Idea.
"Check Wikipedia for "iron law of oligarchy". To all who will listen, I say "We vote for our oligarchs." I like your idea that any citizen can at any time propose a remedy for a problem. The polls that follow will serve a purpose…"
Jul 4, 2013
D. Love (Cassidy) commented on Quinn Tane Wilkins's blog post Better Democracy Idea.
"Very well written and matched my thoughts of democracy as well.  Its obvious that corporations are what really control things and they are not concerned about anything but profit.  I believe the way to battle this condition of apathy…"
Jul 3, 2013
Quinn Tane Wilkins posted a blog post

Better Democracy Idea.

I have been wondering for a few years now what democracy means. It seems to me that it has never really existed, in representative democracy we vote for our leaders but in-between the elections officials and intelligence agency personnel (the real policymakers) seem to do whatever they wish, including privatization of public services and therefore introducing economic competition and commission type incentives to areas that should be for the welfare of people rather than reducing people to…See More
Jul 3, 2013
Quinn Tane Wilkins replied to Ruth Anthony-Gardner's discussion Graphene/nanotube hybrid breakthrough in the group Atheists who love Science!
"That's certainly quite likely, but petrol stations can have hydrogen reservoirs and fuel cell powered outlets to handle peak hour electricity demand easily, as well as hydrogen direct pumping outlets for hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Even if…"
Nov 29, 2012
Quinn Tane Wilkins replied to Ruth Anthony-Gardner's discussion Graphene/nanotube hybrid breakthrough in the group Atheists who love Science!
"If you own a chain of gas stations you have the location and facilities to install charging points and will win either way, it's the gas suppliers that stand to lose out in my opinion."
Nov 28, 2012
Quinn Tane Wilkins replied to Ruth Anthony-Gardner's discussion Graphene/nanotube hybrid breakthrough in the group Atheists who love Science!
"I've been closely following the development of graphene and carbon nanotubes with regards to their developments at UCLA and Duke university as well as other similar developments to this, it's an exciting time for this kind of material and…"
Nov 28, 2012
Quinn Tane Wilkins commented on Ghassan Yonis's group Arab Atheists
"That was a good read, interesting to see Karim's thought process for not being demoralized by his treatment was to seek comfort and inspiration from someone else who had been unjustly punished also. Thanks for doing that translation, I'm…"
Nov 27, 2012
Quinn Tane Wilkins commented on SayNoToTheism's group New Zealand Atheists
"Hello other nz atheists."
Oct 29, 2012
Steph S. left a comment for Quinn Tane Wilkins
"Thanks for commenting on my discussion on Einstein - sure do appreciate it. Have a great day."
Oct 22, 2012
Quinn Tane Wilkins replied to Steph S.'s discussion Einstein letter questioning god - goes up for auction
"Great article, also interesting to see Einstein bringing up the racism inherent in the old testament with regards to 'the chosen people'. I think he was ahead of his time in so many ways."
Oct 22, 2012
Nerdlass left a comment for Quinn Tane Wilkins
"Hi, Quinn! Thanks for the friend request. Enjoyed talking with you on chat! :) Love that you are an artist, as well! I'd love to see some of your work!"
Oct 21, 2012
Quinn Tane Wilkins posted a photo

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me in 2007
Oct 17, 2012
Quinn Tane Wilkins replied to polM's discussion urgent advice needed on NZ Brethren custody case - any advice welcomed in the group New Zealand Atheists
"Only just saw this now, how did things turn out?"
Oct 16, 2012

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At 7:41pm on October 22, 2012, Steph S. said…

Thanks for commenting on my discussion on Einstein - sure do appreciate it.

Have a great day.

At 7:23pm on October 21, 2012, Nerdlass said…

Hi, Quinn! Thanks for the friend request. Enjoyed talking with you on chat! :) Love that you are an artist, as well! I'd love to see some of your work!

At 10:25pm on September 21, 2012, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Welcome, Quinn! Glad you could join us. :D

Please consider joining a group to meet people and talk about anything that's on your mind, Hang With Friends. You might also like Atheist Metalheads, Humanists, Atheist Artists, Atheists who are ArtistsAtheists who love Science! and Geek & Nerd Haven.

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After you've searched for topics of interest in "Groups" above and in the "Forums", don't forget to look at recent activity which hides along the right margin of the page all the way at the bottom.

At 11:01am on September 21, 2012, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

At 7:05am on September 21, 2012, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Hi Quinn Tane Wilkins

Welcome to this world of rationality, truth and peace, where common sense and science lead to freethinking wisdom --- as you know as a firm non believer like us.

We invite you to join the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 720 discussion topics and 3600 members.

http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin

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Better Democracy Idea.

Posted on July 3, 2013 at 4:30pm 5 Comments

I have been wondering for a few years now what democracy means. It seems to me that it has never really existed, in representative democracy we vote for our leaders but in-between the elections officials and intelligence agency personnel (the real policymakers) seem to do whatever they wish, including privatization of public services and therefore introducing economic competition and commission type incentives to areas that should be for the welfare of people rather than reducing people to…

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