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Party-free democracy

In Uncategorized on January 19, 2012 at 16:44

Few days ago I took a couple of online quizzes on political parties in Britain (just for fun) and ended up in between two parties, and not even in one I voted for… It looks like I picked some policies from almost every party. And anyway, for one of my two “principal” parties I can’t vote because we haven’t any of its representatives in my area.  So I remembered somebody telling about voting for policies, not parties and it made sense.

I had an idea that there should be three voices on every important issue. First would be for ordinary citizens voting online – I’m sure there could be a secure way to do it. The voting culture could became a habit quite easy I think as many like all this online quizzes. The second voice would be for some sort of Parliament made of elected local representatives – the professional politicians.  The third voice would be given to the real experts in the domain of the question submitted for voting: economists, psychologist, doctors, inventors, artists, etc, the people well know by their books, articles, nominations, experience and so on. They also would provide information on possible consequences of voting one way or another.

Just an idea.

Party-free democracy

In politics on January 19, 2012 at 16:37

Few days ago I took a couple of online quizzes on political parties in Britain (just for fun) and ended up in between two parties, and not even in one I voted for… It looks like I picked some policies from almost every party. And anyway, for one of my two “principal” parties I can’t vote because we haven’t any of its representatives in my area.  So I remembered somebody telling about voting for policies, not parties and it made sense.

I had an idea that there should be three voices on every important issue. First would be for ordinary citizens voting online – I’m sure there could be a secure way to do it. The voting culture could became a habit quite easy I think as many like all this online quizzes. The second voice would be for some sort of Parliament made of elected local representatives – the professional politicians.  The third voice would be given to the real experts in the domain of the question submitted for voting: economists, psychologist, doctors, inventors, artists, etc, the people well know by their books, articles, nominations, experience and so on. They also would provide information on possible consequences of voting one way or another.

Just an idea.

A way to honesty

In freedom, politics on November 7, 2011 at 14:14

is not  to judge any event as a liberal or conservative, “right” or “left”, “green”, “brown”, christian, pro-something, anti-something, etc, with those party policies, allegiances and sacred books, but to judge every time by your own reason, your own heart. Mistakes could happen, new evidence could be revealed – so I can change my opinion. I am free to do this. And only this way I am thinking for myself.

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