Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Pro-Minority Enthusiasm Can Cover for an Anti-Democratic Wish for Tyranny
When factions wish for political changes which have no hope of majority support, doctrines such as pro-diversity, and valuing openness to diversity, can become all the more attractive. Pro-minority, anti-majority, pro-diversity and radical, despotic attitudes are all commonly found together. Even an open racial hatred against the majority can express a greed for power, which is frustrated by the difficulty of moving the majority politically.