[ExI] constitution amendments, was: iranian riots all a huge mistake
Henrique Moraes Machado
cetico.iconoclasta at gmail.com
Thu Jul 16 14:13:59 UTC 2009
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mirco Romanato" <painlord2k at libero.it>
To: "ExI chat list" <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 16, 2009 8:34 AM
Subject: Re: [ExI] constitution amendments, was: iranian riots all a huge
> Stefano Vaj ha scritto:
>> Of course, even "rigid" constitutions can be reversed. But this
>> require a revolutionary, illegal breach of the previous order (say, a
>> switch from monarchy to republic in the UK).
Mirco Romanato> Like trying to illegally change the Constitution with an
> referendum to remove the limit to the number of presidential mandates.
> Like in Honduras.
> Well, often they fail.
And sometimes it unfortunately works. Vide Venezuela for instance.
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