---Billy Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Terry Donaghe wrote:
> > Can anyone describe a different version (or any version) of
> > which could possibly be in line with the Extropian principles? Open
> > society and perpetual progress come to mind as key principles to
> > consider?
> Sure - a constitutional republic. We used to have one of those in
> but that hasn't been the case for about 70 - 100 years (depending on
> you draw the line). The crucial feature is that the central
> should not have the power to do most of the things that special
> would care about.
> Billy Brown, MCSE+I
Can such a government keep itself from travelling down the same road that we have? Is there any way to prevent the slide into bigstatism/socialism with democracy???
Terry Donaghe: email@example.com - mail me links to stupid political sites!
My Homepage: <http://www.donaghe.com/terry.htm> - Updated 3/9/99
Also: <http://www.donaghe.com> - See the REAL dancing baby
Visit The Millennium Bookshelf: <http://www.donaghe.com/mbookshelf.htm> Books to feed your mind...