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“One advantage of consensus is that you can get a broader participation. But you have to know when the moment has been reached to say well, OK, now I have to assume my responsibility. Because if you don't know, if you lose the momentum of assuming your responsibility, then, you know, everything can be lost. ... But know when to assume your responsibility and take the decision that you feel you have to take.”
Maria Liberia-Peters, Netherlands Antilles politician, prime minister