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Sortition Versus Elections
« on: July 11, 2018, 11:41:34 AM »
I kinda dig the idea of Sortition, kinda addresses some of the main issues I have with the whole concept of elections.  Namely for me, elections from a statistical standpoint are highly unrepresentative on every level.  For one, to be elected you have to be the kind of person who would seek election.  That quality alone is a bias.  Then there is the 'popularity' angle.  We don't elect the best person into office, we elect the most popular.  There could be something to be said for random selection backed up by expert advice.    What ya'll think?