[OT] Voting systems [was Wrong ad on www.linux.org]

Robert Brockway robert-5LEc/6Zm6xCUd8a0hrldnti2O/JbrIOy at public.gmane.org
Fri Jul 2 19:50:10 UTC 2004

On Fri, 2 Jul 2004, Phillip Mills wrote:

> Of course, to save time and money, you could just randomly select one
> person from each riding as *THE* voter and he/she/it gets to name the
> representative.  It should be the same distribution.  :-)

I like it :)  In at least one SciFi story the parliament of a nation was
chosen at random from among the citizens.  Something like
"Congratulations, you've been randomly selected to be in the next
parliament.  3 years in parliament or 6 years in jail, your choice..."

The theory being that those best able to lead were those who did not want


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