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But now mob rule has ended, the chants have faded and another special session has been called.
Grayling points out that the way to avoid mob rule (or rule by referendum in today's world) is the principle of representative democracy, under which elections appoint a parliament and government and then the elected politicians get on and do their work -- only to be recalled by future elections when they will have to answer for their successes and failures.
In the second half, she discusses learning environments in higher education and organizations, staff training and continuing education, how the idea of mob rule is changing how people learn and how to create this type of learning, and the benefits and challenges of moving beyond traditional classroom ideas, with case studies of universities.
To this day, historians are unable to measure accurately the toll of this terrible and cowardly act of mob rule against innocent black people in the history of this country.
One such man warned us, "We can't have the country run by mob rule.
Democracy without discipline can incite mob rule and anarchy,'' he warned.
The story is always the same: Periodically, a mainstream newspaper or magazine will run a "barbarians at the gate" story about blogs as purveyors of misinformation, calumny, and digital mob rule, and the Web will respond by summoning the unquiet ghost of disgraced New York Times reporter Jayson Blair and scoffing at the mainstream media's obvious fear of competition.
They quoted Tanaka as saying, ''People who call decision-making involving prefectural residents as mob rule or populism had better go to a place such as North Korea.
The rule of law is a fundamental principle of civilised society and mob rule runs absolutely contrary to this.
Britain and the EU, by signing a declaration to impose sanctions on Russia, are not only condemning the Russian invasion, but also condoning the overthrow of a democratically elected government in the Ukraine by mob rule.
Kyrgyzstan passed the most difficult stage of democracy establishment, and today people can differ democracy from mob rule, President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambaev said on April 24 during the ceremony of reception of credentials from Ambassadors of 8 countries.