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  1. SubscriberFMF
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    Would the inclusion of more women in positions of power and leadership perhaps lead to better decision making and less corruption in the management of our public domains?
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    I am looking for vibrancy on this one, please.
  3. Standard memberSeitse
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    16 Feb '16 08:43
    Why would it?

    Dichotomies are fallacious, other than powerful vs. powerless, that is. Ironically,
    placing the powerless in positions of power would cause the oppressed to turn
    into oppressor.

    Therefore, the only path is anarcho-syndicalism.
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    16 Feb '16 08:441 edit
    Originally posted by Seitse
    Why would it?
    There is reason for optimism when we see women organizing themselves at neighbourhood, village and town level [where I live, for example] so they can take more control over - or at least exert more influence on - the things happening around them and that affect things that they are more inclined to prioritize, like health and education and human rights.
  5. Standard memberSeitse
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    16 Feb '16 08:46
    Originally posted by FMF
    I see.
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    16 Feb '16 09:11
    Might it work for the male-dominated and terminally corrupt and discredited FIFA?
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    16 Feb '16 10:30
    Originally posted by FMF
    Might it work for the male-dominated and terminally corrupt and discredited FIFA?
    I doubt it. In a few years all you'd get is a Josephine Blatter of sorts.

    Power corrupts.
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    16 Feb '16 10:47
    Originally posted by Seitse
    I doubt it. In a few years all you'd get is a Josephine Blatter of sorts.

    Power corrupts.
    I am sure you're right and that it invariably does but I think the possibility of less corruption ~ any degree of 'less' ~ as opposed to the unassailable male dominated status quo might be worth a try.
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    16 Feb '16 18:57
    Originally posted by FMF
    Would the inclusion of more women in positions of power and leadership perhaps lead to better decision making and less corruption in the management of our public domains?
    No, I think the problem is we need more blond headed men to run government, you know, like Hitler thought.
  10. Standard memberSeitse
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    Isn't this dude the creepy rightwing nutcase from the debates forum?

    WHO THE HELL LEFT THE DOOR OPEN?!
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    Originally posted by whodey
    No, I think the problem is we need more blond headed men to run government, you know, like Hitler thought.
    annnnd,
    godwin peeks in again...
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    16 Feb '16 20:15
    Originally posted by Seitse
    I doubt it. In a few years all you'd get is a Josephine Blatter of sorts.

    Power corrupts.
    I'd like to think that it is not power that corrupts but rather that power causes corruption.

    Plenty of decent folk would not become corrupt if given power.

    However those seeking power are invariably corrupt.

    It's the old story: the worst people to run a country are politicians.
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    16 Feb '16 21:20
    Originally posted by FMF
    Would the inclusion of more women in positions of power and leadership perhaps lead to better decision making and less corruption in the management of our public domains?
    No, because they also just behave humanly.
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    16 Feb '16 23:31
    If women ruled the world, there would be no war.

    Countries would simply not talk to each other.
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    16 Feb '16 23:321 edit
    Originally posted by Seitse
    Isn't this dude the creepy rightwing nutcase from the debates forum?

    WHO THE HELL LEFT THE DOOR OPEN?!
    It's all about hair color and sex I tell ya!!

    It makes all the difference
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