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  •  I think you are overly pessimistic and... (2+ / 0-)
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    cville townie, indres

    underestimate how troubling times and moments of opportunity will often distill talent to the top. To say no one knows how to make a democracy seems like a useless comment since there are many people who know how, but our core system is less the issue and its more we have allowed malign forces to get way too entrenched.

    The core system is workable but safe guards must be reestablished. Like Jefferson said Liberty must be refreshed ever so often, though I prefer to make them shed tear more than the blood he suggests. I have watched this happen since the 80s and had discussions on this topic in foresight, so the fact this is where we were headed wasnt that hard to see, but the generation or two before us failed their due diligence. This has been done one piece at a time a regulation here, a legal clause there, chipping away year after year.

    Believe it or not I think once the populace regains control the other stuff will come easier. By far the hardest part will be actually mobilizing people. We live in a Brave New World where walls are not needed when all the barriers are in the brain. Breaking that to create the initial movement will be by far the most difficult and possibly dangerous.

    Don't take my word for it per se, but understand there is a 100 reason why we shouldn't and those are the barriers that will prevent us. Worrying to much but all the  details in foresight will leave us in comity for eternity and reality is something this big is almost impossible to fully pre plan with enough accuracy to bother trying.

    You have been one of the few voices with mine and a few other willing clearly state how deep our doo doo really is.

    Now that there is momentum don't reverse your role.

    Never in the past has technology created so much a divide between the people and the state, we are on a timer before it becomes possible to completely defuse and uprising through technology, we are borderline there.

    I don't think we have decades so any plan on such a time scale is bound to fail before it even starts.This isn't a revolution and no one is trying to overthrow the government. Its a repairing of damage done of time by interest only looking out for themselves.

    When the Republicans are in power they get what they want and when the Democrats are in power they still get what they want. At what point do people finally see it is just theater? ~ Me

    by fToRrEeEsSt on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 07:38:00 PM PDT

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