On 2007.08.03, [EMAIL PROTECTED] <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> But your use of the word "king" makes me think you don't really quite
> understand the role, unless you're thinking of a king working in a
> parliamentary government.

As I understand the role in its minimal form is to provide an ultimate
final decision where group consensus cannot be arrived at through
discussion an debate.  In other words: if the community can't decide on
a matter, I can end a stalemate in the discussion so we can move on.

-- Dossy

Dossy Shiobara              | [EMAIL PROTECTED] | http://dossy.org/
Panoptic Computer Network   | http://panoptic.com/
  "He realized the fastest way to change is to laugh at your own
    folly -- then you can let go and quickly move on." (p. 70)

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