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As someone famous once said "democracy is the worst system apart from all the others". You can keep your "democracy 2.0" I'd rather see Facebook forced to follow the spirit and rule of law.



i don’t understand this attitude. we know that democracy is flawed and the best answer is “we’ll keep it flawed”?

think how software evolves. now think how democracy stagnates.

i know humans are extremely conservative by nature, but this is just absurd.


Are you implying that there is a system free of flaws that we have yet to discover ?

First, "democracy" is pretty vague, do you mean direct democracy, representative democracy, presidential democracy, &c. Then "democracy" isn't a fixed thing, it's been changing continuously for thousands of years. 500BC Athens democracy hasn't much to do with today's US version of democracy. So no, we don't "keep it flawed".

Democracy means "power to the people", the way you implement it might be flawed but the underlying principle sounds very sane.

> think how software evolves. now think how democracy stagnates

Change doesn't necessarily mean progress. You don't get to "move fast and break things" in geopolitics.


You aren’t the only person to have had this idea. Most of those that follow through on it, have a tendency to commit war crimes.


Stagnates?

Name one country where the democracy system in place is stagnating, and why.

And then in these cases, why/how less democracy would improve the people prospects altogether.


> we know that democracy is flawed and the best answer is “we’ll keep it flawed”?

As long as the democracy with flaws is better than the alternative, yes.


Democracy is all about how its implemented. There has been plenty of broken democratic systems before, its all about learning and improving institutions. For example, a democracy resulting in bipartism is hardly a very representative one. How you implement democracy will lead to multiple, different outcome in terms of political expression.




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