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Paine's Avatar Jump to comment 7 by Paine

Athens wasn't democratic in the modern sense. It was a slave owning, misogynistic society where only a minority of men got to vote.

You mean just like the USA in 1776.
The biggest lesson from the Founding Fathers is 'do as they say and not as they do'.

Sun, 16 Aug 2009 14:32:00 UTC | #388846