Comments:At least 24 killed in suicide bombing in Pakistan

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Pakistans problemEdit

On the one hand Pakistan need democracy to be legitimate on the other hand it need a strong hand because the different interests of large segments of the population draws in too divergent directions, tearing the country apart.

Also, adding to this problem is illiteracy, low educational level (especially among women) that make many members of the people unfit for democracy. If large, strong segments of the population believe it's ok and necessary to kill people of opposing views, the conflict seem too grave for democracy.

So the first thing Pakistan would need is a strenghtening of the educational system were the whole populace learn to thing critical of all the different philosophy's. Lifting the people up on a higher intellectual ground without exclusive propaganda for any particular view, will open up a new plateau of common ground that many are unaware of now. — 11:36, 11 January 2008 (UTC)