darkmorgado wrote:No. Replacing the HOL with elected members will result in the HOL doing whatever the HOC wants it to do - or worse yet, whatever the most vocal Daily Mail readers want it to. We will lose a wealth of experience in law, science, social care, business, etc and we will gain a lot of people who are exactly like the shower currently baaaing away in the HOC.
Democracy is not a panacea. The whole point of the HOL is to provide a counter to some of democracy's more serious flaws.
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