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Re: <nettime> No evidence of digital wrong-doing...
David Garcia on Mon, 28 Jan 2019 14:45:17 +0100 (CET)


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Re: <nettime> No evidence of digital wrong-doing...


Thanks Carlo, no need for an either/or choice here. 

I’d be interested in any examples you have of liquid democracy in action and yielding concrete results.

 

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> On Mon, Jan 28, 2019 at 09:35:35AM +0000, David Garcia wrote:
>> Brilliant as O’tool’s artcle is, he and other commentators need to pay more attention to is the importance 
>> to the evolution of the role of expert knowledge (ethics,medical, legal) played in the Irish forums. What is 
>> vital to comprehend is that they were not brought in as regulators. Nor as the voice of power and authority. 
>> They were a resource that citizens could draw on in the prcess of coming to their conclusions. We could look 
>> on this as the beginings of an important broadly based move towards a more dynamic, experimental and less 
>> defferntial relationship not only between experts and citizens. It could articulate a new relationship 
>> between citizens, the unelected regime of regulation (expertocracy), and the political class and the judiciary. 
>> This is the direction in which we must travel to take us beyond te epistemic crisis of the cybernetic era.
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> Even better when expert knowledge is in check by liquid
> democracy rather than size-limited citizen assemblies.
> We actually have a new technology that solves this
> challenge but it is still being used too rarely.
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