[FoRK] occupy - deliberative democracy

Gary Stock gstock at nexcerpt.com
Wed Aug 15 07:46:20 PDT 2012

This used to be called "having respect."  Two things happened:

    1.  Politicians realized they could trade any respect for money.
    2.  People began to equate "having money" with "having respect."

Now, "having money" is increasingly the goal.  Quantifying is easier.

The success of a new voting/governing process will be determined largely 
by this aspect:  unless and until current ~value~ systems change, 
violations of the public trust will continue to grow.


On 8/15/12 9:31 AM, Damien Morton wrote:
> The point is, you want to make
> sure that people can easily see the people around them who have
> served.

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