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Now, His plans were really good and the way he plays spin and adapts is really good, the Centre will claim it delivered what it promised.The Daily Star?Dhaka For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by P Chidambaram | Updated: June 28 2015 11:00 am Is it the majority of a neighbourhood or a State or the whole country The greatest threat to liberty is majoritarianism Related News Who is the majority Is it the majority of persons belonging to a caste or a religion Is it the majority of a neighbourhood or a State or the whole country The greatest threat to liberty is majoritarianism King John ruled England from 1199 to 1216 He was by most accounts an incompetent king He betrayed almost everyone he could profitably betray but he overdid his Machiavellian stratagems losing key allies as a consequence He was a forgettable king Why do we remember him today Because 800 years ago this month he signed a document called the Magna Carta (the “Big Charter”) He did not sign the document out of love for liberty or equality He signed it under duress in order to buy peace with the barons and the bishops The barons were tyrants who treated their subjects much worse than how the king treated them The bishops wanted power to dominate all aspects of medieval life The Magna Carta was a religio-political project of the vested interests to grab power that led to many problems in medieval Europe but ironically it is remembered today as the harbinger of modern liberal democracies Myth and Influence Sprinkled across the 63 clauses of the charter are promises that have enduring value Freedom was promised to religious institutions but the only religious institution was the Church Protection of property rights was promised but only a small number of barons owned land The charter promised that “no man shall be seized or imprisoned…except by the lawful judgment of his peers” but only knights and landowners participated in an inquest The Magna Carta meant little for the vast majority of the people However the myth and influence of the original charter persisted and it was reissued many times over the next few centuries It is believed to have ushered in the rights-based approach to Constitutional theory It is acknowledged as the source of the Bill of Rights (1689) that was adopted in England Lord Denning called the Magna Carta “the greatest constitutional document of all times – the foundation of the freedom of the individual against the arbitrary authority of the despot” There is no date in history on which freedom came in a flood to all the people It was through relentless struggle that freedom was won by many sections of the people and liberties were extended to more and more persons – sharecroppers traders illiterates women blacks indigenous persons soldiers on duty prisoners and overseas citizens Threat of majoritarianism As the arc of freedom has embraced more parts of the world regrettably some other parts of the world have regressed into tyranny and loss of liberties Even liberal democracies have been found to be too willing to impose “reasonable restrictions” and bend the meaning of what is “reasonable” Liberty is a good in itself You have the liberty to speak to write to eat the food you want to wear the clothes you like to marry the person you love and to worship the god you believe in How can any restriction on that liberty be “reasonable” And who will decide what is reasonable and what is not If you examine the matter closely you will find that the so-called “reasonable restrictions” reflect the will of the so-called “majority” But who is the majority Is it the majority of persons belonging to a caste or a religion Is it the majority of a neighbourhood or a State or the whole country The greatest threat to liberty is majoritarianism No one can be allowed to take away our liberties by a stroke of the pen The story of the Emergency is a powerful reminder that such an attempt will fail sooner than later Thanks to the Magna Carta the idea of rule of law was born The rule of law strikes at arbitrariness and enjoins those entrusted with power to use it without fear or favour ill will or affection Liberty eroded by stealth Liberties are eroded by stealth by spreading myths by propaganda and lies by money power and by muscle power Liberties are also eroded by mischievous laws the mischief often hidden in lofty objectives and legal jargon Why are the property rights of small farmers (land) less important than the property rights of large corporates (intellectual property) Why are the environmental and livelihood concerns of forest dwellers less important than the environmental and health concerns of city dwellers Intimidation of vulnerable voters is an erosion of the hard-won right to vote Hitler’s Germany suppressed liberties by perfecting the art of propaganda and of spreading lies Watch the movie Selma and you will be horrified to learn that the right to vote was denied to blacks for 100 years after the American Civil War The concept of liberty is expanding Not all ideas will be universally accepted yet each one deserves its space and needs to be expressed Periyar E V Ramasamy broke idols and called believers fools he acquired a large following of atheists yet theism flourished in Tamil Nadu Both theism and atheism found their space Homosexuality was illegal in Ireland (largely Catholic) until 1993 yet the Irish voted this month 62 percent to 38 percent to legalize same sex marriage People’s notions of liberty are usually very different from the official view The answer to bad ideas is good ideas not a ban on ideas (or beef or books or travel or cuss words in movies) that somebody considers bad Liberty is a good in itself and let me recall the words of wisdom “eternal vigilance is the price of liberty” For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Los Angeles | Updated: March 20 2016 2:18 pm Early detection and treatment of the virus can help ensure that its effects on the patient are minimised and reduce the chance that it is transmitted to others (Source: Thinkstock Images) Related News A new ultra-sensitive test designed to detect diseases including HIV and cancer may prove 10000 times more effective than current diagnostic tools Stanford scientists say When a disease – whether it is a cancer or a virus like HIV – begins growing in the body the immune system responds by producing antibodies Fishing these antibodies or related biomarkers out of the blood is one way that scientists infer the presence of a disease This involves designing a molecule that the biomarkerwill bind to and which is adorned with an identifying “flag” Through a series of specialised chemical reactions known as an immunoassay researchers can isolate that flag and the biomarker bound to it to provide a proxy measurement of the disease Read More The new technique developed in the lab of Carolyn Bertozzi a professor of chemistry at Stanford University in US augments this standard procedure with powerful DNA screening technology The chemists have replaced the standard flag with a short strand of DNA which can then be teased out of the sample using DNA isolation technologies that are far more sensitive than those possible for traditional antibody detections “This is spiritually related to a basic science tool we were developing to detect protein modifications but we realised that the core principles were pretty straightforward and that the approach might be better served as a diagnostic tool” said Peter Robinson a graduate student in Bertozzi’s group The researchers tested their technique with its signature DNA flag against four commercially available US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved tests for abiomarker for thyroid cancer It outperformed the sensitivity of all of them by at least 800 times and up to 10000 times researchers said By detecting the biomarkers of disease at lower concentrations physicians could theoretically catch diseases far earlier in their progression “The thyroid cancer test has historically been a fairly challenging immunoassay because it produces a lot of false positives and false negatives so it was not clear if our test would have an advantage” Robinson said A clinical trial underway in collaboration with the Alameda County Public Health Laboratory will help evaluate the technique as a screening tool for HIV researchers said Early detection and treatment of the virus can help ensure that its effects on the patient are minimised and reduce the chance that it is transmitted to others “In contrast to many new diagnostic techniques this test is performed on pre-existing machines that most clinical labs are already familiar with” said Cheng-ting Tsai a graduate student in Bertozzi’s group The research was published in the journal ACS Central Science For news updates follow us on Facebook Twitter Google+ & Instagram For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian 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