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Post time 2011-10-19 19:40:37 |Display all floors
Originally posted by xilaren at 2011-10-19 18:46


Nobody understands what they say and it is quite reasonable.It requires to know the language of the snakes in order to understand them:Q:Q:Q:Q


Nobody expects you to understand a sh1t.
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A republic is merely a country where the leaders are derriving their power from people's will. The term  "People's republic" is therefore a pleonasm, at least etymologically.
The opposite of a republic would be a country where the people legitimate their power with other reasons - either by "the will of god" or straighly by mere violence or oppression.

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Post time 2011-10-19 20:27:17 |Display all floors
Originally posted by Everynowhere at 2011-10-19 20:18
A republic is merely a country where the leaders are derriving their power from people's will. The term  "eople's republic" is therefore a pleonasm, at least etymologically.
The opposi ...


my answer from #8 on the other hand was much shorter and easier,
although it may be just as useless too.
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1.political system with elected representatives: a political system or form of government in which people elect representatives to exercise power for them
2.  Re·pub·licstate with elected representatives: a country or other political unit whose government or political system is that of a republic
3.  Re·pub·lic (plural Re·pub·lics) unit within larger country: a constituent political and territorial unit of a national federation or union
4.  group with collective interests: a group of people who are considered to be equals and who have a collective interest, objective, or vocation (formal)
the republic of letters



[Late 16th century. Via French république < Latin res publica "public matter"]


The Republic, a political treatise (early 4th century bc) by the Greek philosopher Plato.
Presented in the form of a series of dialogues between Socrates and his pupils, it begins with a discussion of the nature of justice that leads in turn to an attempt to define the ideal society. For Plato, this would consist of an aristocracy run by a class of legislators groomed for leadership by a state education system.
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Post time 2011-10-19 22:42:09 |Display all floors

Reply #12 aziz's post

priceless, aziz also copied the text for the book I tried to kid 468 with.:)
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Post time 2011-10-19 23:23:11 |Display all floors
Originally posted by LCSULLA at 2011-10-19 22:42
priceless, aziz also copied the text for the book I tried to kid 468 with.:)


I dont think so.

We non english speaking people often go thrg ref books and other media and we are well equipped with.

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Post time 2011-10-20 00:31:32 |Display all floors
Originally posted by aziz at 2011-10-19 23:23


I dont think so.

We non english speaking people often go thrg ref books and other media and we are well equipped with.


It's not my first language either,

and although your statement there might be true on myself, I know plenty on whom it is not.
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