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Letters to the Editor

June 20, 2014

In Your Opinion: Democracy offers most freedoms, tolerance

The types of government in the world are dictatorial, democratic, religious and secular. There is no one single government to offer peace and freedom to all. Democracy would work for everyone except those who cannot freely exist under a democracy.

Republicans cannot offer a true solution, and neither can Democrats. Some think they can right all the wrongs by voting. The truth is not very heartening or acceptable to those who would like to enjoy peace and freedom.The real truth (who really likes the truth?) is one concept for one and another concept for another. The real truth is that no one can be free and at peace, except under their own concept of government.

The closest form of government to offer peace and freedom to all is a democracy. What type of government tolerates all people?

Since people each have their own solution and some are not tolerant of other people with a different view, there really is no answer to satisfy everyone. 

There is a natural law that teaches everyone to love one another; to love one another, each person must not judge nor condemn another. As long as the other person is not hurting you, why should you judge that person? The closest type of government that would represent is a democracy. 

And who is a person? A person is a person from conception in the womb to natural death. But not everyone believes this unless it is the person him/herself. A person is someone in need of your help and of God’s help; how will you help? 

Louis W. Nicholson

Fly Creek

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