Re: Free Speech vs big money spin

Hagbard Celine (
Sun, 22 Jun 1997 17:50:21 -0400

Mark Grant wrote:
> On Sat, 21 Jun 1997, Abraham Moses Genen wrote:
> > Is it possible that rather than reject democracy as a system we can
> > learn to adapt the prevailing system to provide for full participation?
> The problems with dumbocracy are fundamental, and cannot be corrected;
> the basic idea is that a small group of badly informed people hundreds or
> thousands of miles away are better qualified to judge situations than
> those who are directly involved. All that 'full participation' will do is
> to give this judgement power to millions of badly informed people rather
> than hundreds. Personally I think that's much worse.

So then the problems with dumbocracy can be corrected. Keep all people

Hagbard Celine

Not a clerk of the nostalgia of the declining ruling class.