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Reinventing government - what would it look like?

If we were to start from scratch and invent a new model of national governance using current available technology and possibilities - what would that look like?

What criteria would be used to evaluate what a good model of governance looks like? I think a basic premise would be that those affected by decisions must have the means to weigh in on them and that the governance measures must be provably sustainable - other thoughts?


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  • Apr 21 2011: what is the best form of government?
    is democracy best form of government?
    do you accept this?:
    "if a shepherd have enough money for advertisement can become a president in a democratic society"
    do you know how many forms of government say Aristotle and what form is worst model in his view?
    • Apr 21 2011: Most of the world has settled on a communist-capitalist hybrid. Centrally planned monetary system, taxation, and entitlements driven by a heavily regulated capitalist engine. Given the state of things now, this model does not seems sustainable.
      • Apr 22 2011: if most people of world settle on some thing, it not mean it is best choice.
        what best form rationally and scientifically?
        people of world are influenced by advertisement and media. so most people of world can be controlled
        people just work and not think, and media think for people.

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