[ExI] Critiquing democracy

Dan danust2012 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 22:34:08 UTC 2015

> On Thursday, March 5, 2015 9:19 AM Anders Sandberg <anders at aleph.se> wrote:
> Cesar Garcia Saez<cesargarciasaez at gmail.com> , 5/3/2015 4:32 PM:
>> I've been wondering for a long time for an approach similar
>> to the Partido Azar, or Random Party. Their proposal is that
>> the best representation of society is not professional
>> politicians, but a random selection of people, than has to
>> work as politicians for a mandate and then can't be re-elected
>> again.>>

>> The random selection process is always the tricky part of the
>> discussion but there might be means to get it right.>

> This approach is typically called demarchy, a form of governance
> based on sortition.

Sigmund Knag wrote a decent essay on sortition a few years ago that might prove helpful. See:


(Start with page two. The first page is an ad.:/)


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