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According to Henry David Thoreau, the reason a majority is

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44. According to Henry David Thoreau, the reason a majority is allowed to rule is not that it is more likely to be right, but because it is stronger.
(A) the reason a majority is allowed to rule is not that it is more likely to be right, but because it is stronger
(B) a majority is allowed to rule not because it is more likely to be right, but because it is stronger
(C) the reason for majority rule is not because they are more likely to be right, they are stronger
(D) the majority is allowed to rule because of its strength, not because it is more likely to be right
(E) the reason why the majority rules is that it is strong, not because it is likely to be right
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 [#permalink] New post 17 Jan 2005, 11:43
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Here the subject of the sentence is majority rule, so it must preceed the comma immediatly after the first sentence, B does that correctly.
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 [#permalink] New post 17 Jan 2005, 12:58
I will go with B.

Using because and reason in the same sentence is redundant.
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