"The Will of the people": a political manipulation, not an argument

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In 2016, as the dust settled from the UK's surprise referendum vote to leave the EU, the Tory government assembled a new cabinet who announced that the referendum showed "The Will of the People" and therefore the delivery of Brexit must be regarded as an almost religious duty; the Tory papers joined in and promulgated this idea (democracy...
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Brexit: UK Operating System downgrade

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The UK runs democracy version 1.0 which contains some code that is 800 years old. The EU runs version 2.0, which was developed iteratively, to meet requirements derived from all users, with full knowledge of lessons learned from conflicts caused by the failures of democracy version 1.0, to be compatible with earlier versions whilst adding new ...
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