Re: External reference semantics

From: Jef Allbright (
Date: Thu May 27 2004 - 10:40:19 MDT

Ben Goertzel wrote:

> Who defines the voting scheme across all sentients? Is it consensus
> or majority rules? What about the potential for tyranny of the
> majority?
> The manipulability of democratic systems is pretty clear...
...which is increasingly compensated by transparency, a direct result of
accelerating technology.

[Apologies in advance in recognition of the one-liner rule and the
ellipsis rule, but I think this brief comment is both worthwhile and

- Jef

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