Technology’s Impact on Democracy


We live in a representative government where the people elect representatives who make decisions. In the future, the overwhelming complication of voting on decisions (rather than decision-makers) can be overcome.

Democratic decision making will take place on a very wide range of decisions, in real time, and among effected participants. All available evidence, argument, and education that is relevant for each vote will be publicly and conveniently accessible. Some votes will be continuous, while others will have deadlines. Bureaucracy will be vastly eliminated. Laws and tax rates will quickly adjust to optimal. Justice will be swift and accurate. Power will be decentralized.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s