Blockchain in a Nutshell

Simply put, blockchain is a way to store data in an unalterable, secure fashion without the need for a central authority.  With blockchain, we are primarily talking about three things as far as storing data: Immutability Decentralized Distributed “Immutable” means unalterable. This covers the “unalterable” and “secure” terms in the definition above. For a detailed …

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Winston Churchill Quote on Democracy

Brainy Quotes: “The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.” — Winston Churchill It would be best to find this quote in context and include the full context. Here is a Quora conversation about it:

Arguments For and Against Democracy — Debating Europe

Here is an article that was posted on the “Debating Europe” website provides arguments both for and against democracy. The arguments against include: 1. PEOPLE ARE STUPID ​1​The article says, “people simply don’t know enough about the issues. People are often duped into voting against their interests.” ​1​ That, is, the article says, “through no fault of …

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Dictionary Definitions of “Democracy”

Below are several dictionary and encyclopedia definitions of “democracy.” A link to each definition is included in the references. Merriam Webster“A government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised by them directly or indirectly through a system of representation usually involving periodically held free elections.” ​1​“Government by the people; …

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