RE: POL: Extropianism and Politics

Terry Donaghe (
Fri, 19 Mar 1999 08:09:25 -0800 (PST)

---Billy Brown <> 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
the US,
> 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???

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