[discuss] Will there be life on 1net after IANA is globalized? (:-)
sm+1net at elandsys.com
Wed Mar 12 15:43:08 UTC 2014
At 18:56 11-03-2014, Naresh Ajwani wrote:
>Would you please let us know that how this process addresses
>U wud appreciate that democracy is not only about majority or so
>explained consensus but ensuring the rights of minorities too.
There is a report at
It contains the following definition for "consensus": "a position
where only a small minority disagrees, but most agree" and a comment
expressing disagreement about that definition.
Each organization has its own decision-making process. Some of these
processes use the word "consensus". There can be different
interpretations of that word. I would not use the word "democracy"
as the decision in such a system is taken through
provides some examples of using consensus to determine the outcome.
The quoted text seems to be about how to prevent the oppression of a
smaller group by a larger group. It can be argued that it happens
when everyone is given the same rights.
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