Tag Archives: Direct Democracy

Are things really better today? Why can’t we go back?

In a post to Waiting for the Storm .com  I discussed how representative government made sense in 1776 when mail was delivered by horse and most citizens couldn’t read, but the need no longer applies. @lookingforthemeaning replied “is the communication … 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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The Seven Deadly Sins

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from dyck: We are the people AND the government. Think about how, if many of us are always thinking about ourselves, … Continue reading

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How To Provide Much More Freedom For All

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from DAN1: Good Morning “flavian”. Thanks for replying. I agree with your viewpoint about “forcing cooperation”. That is really not cooperation … 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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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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Direct Democracy – Not As Simple As It Seems

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. I wish Direct Democracy was as easy and effective as it seems. It isn’t. Here are two reasons. Think about it. Why do the presidential elections always … Continue reading

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