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Old 06-09-2019, 10:00 AM
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Originally Posted by HurricaneDitka View Post
You're not going to win a lot of support with just "I think this other way is more fair". What could you offer the Wyomings and North Dakotas of the country to incentivize them to go along with your "case for changing that agreement"? Have you given that any consideration?
Why should they be offered anything? They have power that is tremendously out of proportion, and thereby get to be part of a minority bloc that dominates the majority.

What you're asking is akin to saying "what should we offer the white ruling class in South Africa to incentivize them to go along with your case for changing the agreement on apartheid?" or "what should we offer the slave owners to incentivize them to go along with abolition?"

It shouldn't matter what they think, and we shouldn't have to make a deal with the devil in order to do the right thing.