Fwd: Re: deep democracy / SD2 / who is right?

Mark parashakti108 at yahoo.com
Tue, 05 Apr 2005 22:18:31 -0000

--- In sd-2@yahoogroups.com, MARC HILL wrote:

>mH: It is not a matter of the system being better, but of it being 
more functional. deciding is one thing. having others follow through 
on your decisions is another. 

-M: It seems to me that the *test* of "better" or "worse" is its 
functionality in acheiving goals.
>mH: The algorithm can decide, but it cannot inspire others to 
follow, nor can it guarantee that those chosen will be able to 

-M: Agreed. The same goes for the in-degree algorithm as well.
>mH: That is why its functionality is only a guideline of the 
optimality of the network. The case in point is the organisation of 
this group. If it is not functional in the organisation of this 
group, how in the hell is it going to be functional in the 
organisation of the planet.

-M: Agreed. Teamwork is extremely important. I encourage you to do 
your part.
-Mark, International Social Organizer, SD2
-Seattle WA USA