Ideapod – Democracy is Failing

Democracy is failing

I don’t see any necessary correlation between centralisation and cooperative behaviour.

All large scale cooperation requires is two sets of things:
1/ universal respect for individual life and individual liberty (which means responsible action in ecological and social contexts, and acceptance of expanding diversity); and
2/ sets of attendant strategies to detect and remove exploitation by cheating strategies.

So while I am all in favour of global scale cooperation, I see any sort of global centralisation of systems as a major source of existential risk.

Thus I favour distributed cooperation, at many different scales.

About Ted Howard NZ

Seems like I might be a cancer survivor. Thinking about the systemic incentives within the world we find ourselves in, and how we might adjust them to provide an environment that supports everyone (no exceptions) - see www.tedhowardnz.com/money
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