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Malcolm Forbes

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What if we used this physics engine/analysis tool that Eric Berlow and Sean Gourly to map socio-economic/political systems?

Imagine if, when politicians and economists and citizens wonder about the expenditures or structures of their governments, they could view it institution by institution in a graphical 3D "map". When we wonder about the next budget crisis, we can track each investment into and out of our society, and see who is in control of it along every step of the way. Maybe even contact those people in power and begin a different kind of conversation about fiscal policy.

This can also work for big business as well as big government. The investors can track the exact expenditures of each new project/development and evaluate the performance of their investments. What do you think?


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  • Sep 20 2013: It would be a nice visual representation for sure. It might even bring a little more accountability to the economics of government expenditure, but,truth be told, the areas that represent the greatest money vacuums are well known. There's just very little to be done about it given the split of ideology governing it's maintenance.

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