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Unformatted text preview: trusting the Government, citizens should trust one another because if they do not, it paralyzes democracy; it means that citizens no longer think it sensible, or feel secure enough, to place their fates in the hands of democratic strangers(XVI). To solve this problem of distrust, citizens must come together and put aside their differences in order to generate a mutual benefit for all. That is, we must be able to deliberate upon mutual agreements that benefit both the majorities and the minorities; if not then the minorities would find it not in their interest to remain members of the larger group. All in all, effective democracy depends on coming together and sharing with those who live around us....
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This document was uploaded on 10/26/2011 for the course EDUC 212 at Indiana.
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