RE: Random Mandarin

From: Philip Sutton (
Date: Fri May 28 2004 - 01:19:01 MDT

Hi Tom,

> I am convinced that a system like the Random Mandarin, engineered to
> remove all possible avenues of corruption, would yield better
> government for all humans; its only serious flaw is that I see no way
> to get it installed. The people who make the decisions now would have
> none of it.

I think the best way to go would be to try to run some trials on a smaller
scale - some local areas might be talked into adopting the scheme for
at least some functions. And it might be possible to model the concept
and test it to some degree that way. Perhpas it could be built into a
mass participation computer game and see what the player do to the

Cheers, Philip

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