Category Archives: Elections

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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Burden of a Two Party System

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. On Oct. 12, occupythegreenparty posted the following point: “I think people shouldn’t be afraid of several parties. The goal of the party is to run a candidate … 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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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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Mob RULE!

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from DAN1: Ooops! There’s that dirty word again. “Mob rule”. The best way to not have mob rule is to not … Continue reading

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Some Problems With Voting

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from occupythegreenparty:  I’ve been thinking about our election system. I know there are many groups working on different things Like getting … Continue reading

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