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What is True Democracy??

Postby Auggie » 03 Aug 2018, 22:38

True democracy is achieved by a process of Sortition - randomly selecting citizens (much like the Jury roll) to serve in Parliament or in key decision-making bodies.

Sortition bypasses political parties and elite rule by allowing ordinary citizens the opportunity to participate in the political process.

Support Sortition!!
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Re: What is True Democracy??

Postby johnsmith » 04 Aug 2018, 08:33

the closest we'll get to true democracy is direct democracy


you can bet that with sortition the powers that be will find a way to abuse the system, probably by 'bribing' whatever citizens are in at the moment with the promise of future jobs or money.
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Re: What is True Democracy??

Postby Auggie » 04 Aug 2018, 12:06

johnsmith wrote:the closest we'll get to true democracy is direct democracy


you can bet that with sortition the powers that be will find a way to abuse the system, probably by 'bribing' whatever citizens are in at the moment with the promise of future jobs or money.


Mmm. That’s a good point. Let me reassess.
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Re: What is True Democracy??

Postby Bongalong » 04 Aug 2018, 12:11

No shite you need to reassess: democracy is an idea that exists in your head!

Systems exist in reality!! :OMG :Hi :Hi :Hi :Hi :tweed
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Re: What is True Democracy??

Postby Auggie » 04 Aug 2018, 12:29

Bongalong wrote:No shite you need to reassess: democracy is an idea that exists in your head!

Systems exist in reality!! :OMG :Hi :Hi :Hi :Hi :tweed


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Re: What is True Democracy??

Postby Bongalong » 04 Aug 2018, 13:43

Auggie wrote:
Bongalong wrote:No shite you need to reassess: democracy is an idea that exists in your head!

Systems exist in reality!! :OMG :Hi :Hi :Hi :Hi :tweed


No need to keep kicking a wounded man

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