Category Archives: Democracy

What Cooperation Science Has To Tell Us

This is my answer to the questions: Is there a science of cooperation? What does this science have to teach us? which were posted on: www.facebook.com/cooperationscience . Science has 2 primary definitions: one is a tool to seek truth; the … Continue reading

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A Totally New Approach To Voting

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. While the comment providing details of an “Equal Access Amendment” presents some good approaches to addressing some known issues, I think a much different view needs discussion. … Continue reading

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Fixing Congress

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Requiring [congressional] bills to treat subjects one at a time is a good rule. However, trying to patch up how congress enacts legislation is not something that … Continue reading

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The National Opinion Census

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand summary list. This comment speaks to an important need. A system I came up with to address the transparency issue I call the National Opinion Census. ( Discussed in … Continue reading

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Freedom

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. A lot of people truly misunderstand FREEDOM, and actually believe they can have it and are ENTITLED to it. While the concept of freedom can be used … Continue reading

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Limitations of Direct Democracy

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from flavian: It’s not direct democracy if a majority dictates for a minority. And some times it’s not even a majority. … Continue reading

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Making Direct Democracy Work

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from DAN1: Hi “EvanFromHeaven”. Ol Dan here. Looks like the suggestion to put Direct Democracy on the Occupy Wall Street list … Continue reading

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A nation of fearless, bumbling morons

The Economist Democracy in America Blog had an article and discussion on the topic “A nation of fearless, bumbling morons”. http://www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2011/01/getting_tough?page=2#comment-802532 In short, the discussion was asking whether people in the U.S. have become WUSSES, based on a recent canceling of a … Continue reading

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Wikileaks is trying to wake us up!

The following is a post I made to the Linked in group Innovation Democracy. In a previous post, I stated the the basic form of democracy hasn’t changed much since ancient Greece. A number of people replied that they thought … Continue reading

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