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Beyond majority rule

voteless decisions in the Religious Society of Friends

by Michael J. Sheeran

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Published by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends in [Philadelphia, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Society of Friends -- Government.,
  • Group decision-making -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael J. Sheeran.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX7740 .S54 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 153 p. ;
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2888558M
    ISBN 100941308049
    LC Control Number84113411

    One is that majority rule is inevitable, but not inevitably reasonable. The other is that moral reasoning properly done, and the Constitution properly construed, both affirm that many things should be beyond the reach of majorities. Beyond Majority Rule began by surveying how non-hierarchical groups make decisions, with a particular curiosity as to how groups structured against representation might decide to visually or symbolically represent themselves and their common experience. The results, fictionalized and composited, point to a domain where to be represented means.

      Pros and cons of majority-rule explained in 5 minutes Here is a crash course on majority-rule that aims to explain why majority-rule is such an attractive way to resolve disputes, and yet why, in spite of its advantages, it continues to be strongly criticized. The presentation of the credentials of Senators elect or of Senators designate and other questions of privilege shall always be in order, except during the reading and correction of the Journal, while a question of order or a motion to adjourn is pending, or while the Senate is voting or ascertaining the presence of a quorum; and all questions and motions arising or made upon the presentation.

    of the NEBRASKA UNICAMERAL LEGISLATURE One Hundred Sixth Legislature Second Session RULES of the NEBRASKA Executive Board shall be filled by a majority vote of all members of the these Rules. A majority of the members elected to the Legislature shall constitute a . John Locke makes an argument for majority rule in Sections of John Locke's 2d Treatise on Government: “Of Civil Government” (in Chapter VIII, "Of the Beginning of Political Societies"). His main argument is that some decision-making procedure must be binding on every member of a civil society, otherwise it cannot function as any improvement over the state of nature.


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Sheeran was born in New York City inand entered the Society of Jesusat Florissant, Missouri, in Born:New York City. Majority rule is often considered to be a pillar of democratic decision-making. Yet there are several problems with relying on majority rule as Jac Heckelman goes on to discuss.

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