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Single Idea 21528

[catalogued under 25. Society / D. Political Doctrines / 5. Democracy / c. Direct democracy]

Full Idea

For maximum freedom with minimum force: Autonomy within each politically important group, and a neutral authority for deciding questions involving relations between groups.

Gist of Idea

Groups should be autonomous, with a neutral authority as arbitrator

Source

Bertrand Russell (Political Ideals [1917], 3)

A Reaction

This is workplace democracy, and also considerable self-rule amongst minority groups such as religions.

Book Reference

Russell,Bertrand: 'Political Ideals' [Spokesman 2007], p.56