[extropy-chat] Democracy is a lie

Keith Henson hkhenson at rogers.com
Thu Apr 26 01:59:45 UTC 2007

At 04:45 PM 4/25/2007 -0700, TheMan wrote:


>So how can anybody say that we live in democracy?
>Is democracy even theoretically possible?

I think these are the wrong questions.  I suspect that the function of what 
we call "democracy" is similar to monogamy.

>Will true democracy be possible in a posthuman world?
>How? What will it be like? What _should_ it be like?

I don't think anyone can project into that era.



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