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Solving most of our problems: Democratic meritocracy

A government need not be democratic to be representative. In fact, it is the height of irony, that democracy is often the system of government that is least representative due to influence from special interests. The electoral process may be representative in intention, but it is corrupted by special interests in practice. In fact most democracies outside the wealthy industrialized nations have often failed and become dictatorships, case in point, Venezuela. A demagogue sways the rule of the illiterate mob to Change the constitution to gve himself limitless powers, staff his cabinet with friends, and intimidate the media through tacit means as elections are rigged. Hence, you get a democracy that is democratic in name only. Another Case is Iran. What makes western democracies special is the rule of law and the enumeration of powers, disallowing a democratic republic degenerating into a dictatorsh. So it's the checks and balances that make a government representative, not democracy. If such is the case then, could we not have checks and balances to ensure popular representation while ensuring the best people are in power? Yes, it's called a meritocracy. A meritocracy is simply a ideology where people of certain qualifications and/or intelligence are appointed to government. A check and balance could be an educated electorate which could say, comprise a virtual conger, and vote on legislation. This electorate would be everyone with an iq higher than 180. Due to the spread population and no attached special interest or ideology, this electorate by statistical elimination, would very likely end up voting the interests of the general electorate, it would just be an electorate that would be much smarter. The writers ofnthe legislation could also be meritocrats that would be experts in their particular fields, say, bill gates, Warren buffet, Steve jobs or Michael bloom berg, they would oversee their economic sectors and staff budget committees wgile still abiding within the legal constraints ofna constitutional republic. The criteria could be simple: an iq higher than 140, older than 60, and wealthy. Many in this category would reasonably, have more of an interest in their legacy and the future of their country than perks or money, they would have already attained them. Furthermore, further checks and balances could ensure 30 million at the end of 7 years or a life in jail if found to be corrupt... You could also, if you think electoral processes are imperative, simply have a census of ideological makeup of the country (conservative, progressive, libertarian) by which different parities would then staff with individuals in a congress to vote on legislation by meritocrats, you could also have a chamber wich represented the economic blocs of the economy, they would also have a say, to vote on legislation. Im other words, you could make it representative, in fact, MORE representative than our current democratic process, yet still have the best people at the top. The premise of the meritocracy is have people who can actually get legislation right, yet not have an incentive for corruption...I trust Warren buffet more than I do harry Reid, nancy pelosi, or John boehner, don't you?

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      • Geevan commented  · 

        The problem all boils down to an undeveloped ignorant electorate. Change the powers within the electorate, and you improve the electorate. Allow greater tax payers more electoral votes & you'll start seeing political parties that appeal to those tax payers. Leading to more competent governments, leading to development & prosperity. People with skills & money will start seeing a reason to stay in that developing country.
        And that will be how these countries which are slowly going bankrupt, start their turnaround.

        Please like http://www.facebook.com/DemocraticMeritocracy

      • Anonymous commented  · 

        We live in a co reality in that we are all at the mercy of everyone else if you are resonating with ego, because ego is collectivism. If things were only based in ego the world would have absolutely no meaning and it would indeed be quite unfair. But as far as the truth and the ism is concerned, we track our own progress (out individual salvation). We do have free will, what happens is that at a high enough level precisely because you do you realize you will be who you are, so they are aligned and it becomes an illusion, but if we are not with god, as we are now, then this free will is not aligned and we have the freedom to go against ourselves...and God, one and the same, Because we are in the physical and don't resonate with perfect information, fate does play its part. Our past lives have a role in our genetic make up in the physical universe, so we will be inclined to certain actions, especially depending on how much ego we resonate with and how much we reflect in our inner mind, however, we do have free will, anyone of us can overcome these limitations. The "gravity" of fate is often very powerful However.

        That's the problem with free will or the ego, it tends to create a standard Or "momentum" /fate that shouldn't exist, that erodes the will itself. The more we get away from god these separating forces grow stronger, when we are more in tune with God the opposite happens, the forces of unity grow stronger.

        God is not an outside being, God is an intelligence generated from the ism of all things, you for example, "contribute" to God.

        When you get "mad" at God this univeral being of all things does understand your anger, but the reason you are mad is that something isn't happening the way you like, but the real reason you want this thing to happen is to feel a certain feeling which can only be gained genuinely through growth in being, so you are really going against yourself. This is a contradiction that you don't see but your inner mind and God does,

        We chose to be away from unity for the experience, this is like the matrix yet it's way way more complex, higher dimensional.

        God now just wants his creatures to stop suffering on earth so he is calling them back, stopping the nonsense,

        But he is allowing people free will, if certain individuals don't want to go into the unity then they will go somewhere else to further their dualistic evolution,

        Those who are really self righteous or psychopathic might end up in "hell" but that will be of their own making. No one is punishing them. As the infinity approaches if you are not aligned its just going to amplify your limitations, so you will create your own hell.

      • Anonymous commented  · 

        Hollywoods take on the future of mankind and unity conciousness perhaps:

        http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=cWmbqH_z7jM

        Of course, a negative connotation, this is the reflection of it in the physical, as the self generates reality of above is the illusion below, where ideals just serve to justify the common denominator of survival and the god of evolution, satan.

        But once you actually see it that wAy ther is no struggle, the problem is on approaching unity conciousness form the physical, no one 'deserves" it more than anyone else, either everyone is worthy or no one is. This is the problem with morality and a standard, it can end up restricting and heightening the bar for everyone else, it's not that anyone is more or less worthy, what happens is that Id you are not resonating with unity you will be inclined to judgment and morality, and because this is not based on truth you will end up reflecting your limitations. This is good in that it improves you each lifespan progressively, but it also creAtes the false impression that you need to be a certain way to get into heaven.

        The only reason people are bad is because they have gotten away from the greater unity and this understanding, once it's re aligned, then anyone can ascend, it's really the Persons own standards and mental constructs that don't let them.

        From an a outside perspective then this seems indifferent (the higher level) and it just re enforces morality and self righteousness, the I am not, why does this guy get to go up and I don't. There are reasons but the main underlying reason is that the very person has a mental projection that doesn't let them.

        The truth is that god is kind of a communist, every I am is perfect whithin the totality and everyone is worthy of love,

        When all creatures are resonating with truth, knowledge just amplifies this unity and love,

        But when they are not and get away from God, as we have, knowledge just amplifies this separation.

        Some people may be more progressed in their evolution but that is incidental. On earth, when you get away from the spiritual understanding, righteousness from knowledge is amplified a trillion fold due to people's own limitations. They project their own limitations into the infinity, Because discrepancies in social standing, ability and wealth. Its not irrational to be judgmental if you are not seeing things through the greater unity. It comes down to information.

        The very same things that are cherished in the higher levels will by opposite reflection be the point of contention in the physical, because in one reality you LIVE these truths, in the physical you can only grasp it intellectually (if you were really vibrating with it from a feeling stand point you wouldnt be here)

        So al im trying to say is that all your judgments about people are not wrong, they are quite rational because we have gotten away from God, when you get back with the truth then these same judgments are made but they are seen from a higher vantage point, judgment slips away and you cherish your differences because you know you are all the same being experiencing through different vessels or prisms in the physical.

      • 0,1 commented  · 

        I would like to clear up several comments that I have made. I have made statements on this comment section that are both unrelated to the topic above and often not tautological but simply a claim by nature. Such statements usually involve things having to do with aliens, hidden civilizations, and so forth. Then there are other statements which are not claims, facts or empirical contexts defined only by the greater context of what a society determines as fact or by a probability distrubtion, but tautologies. When I speak of tautologies I mean truisms, absolute and immutable truths. The combination of these two kinds of statements, along with the fact that they are unrelated to the topic above, may lead you to discredit the tautologies which I personally consider immutable truisms, thinking the writer to be of an unbalanced mind. Furthermore, whether these second statements are considered tautologies or truisms by you is up to you to decide. I believe them to be immutable truisms and tautological in nature, you can use your own capacity for reason whether this is incorrect or correct. ...

        (continued)
        http://onision.net/index.php?/topic/53751-clearing-up-statements-of-tautology-from-empirical-inferences-and-extrapolations-which-are-only-relevant-given-a-context/

      • 0,1 commented  · 

        sphere, inception - how the mind alters reality and the way a singularity is an infinite perspective painting (like those paintings that can be seen many different ways--the boat--but in this case, its an infinite perspective, so it just 'reflects' back the mind). The others have to do with the nature of information and the dangers of making assumptions based on knowledge or what we assume to be knowledge.

        -As we gain more knowledge of biology, for example, our ability to control it increases. Reality at its core though is just self justifying information so if you take this to its conclusion we will be able to (perhaps in our mind) manipulate reality like a computer program. Any fixed set of rules has loopholes from a higher semantic perspective such as our minds so we will be able to 'crack' the simpler 'keygen' that is the physical reality. This also follows from information theory and game theory, as we gain more knowledge of any game, the optimum strategy or the opponent, we 'merge' with the system and it becomes meaningless to play (we become part of the grid-- tron, or we know the optimum strategy so its pointless, such as tic tac toe))similarly, it will be pointless to 'extract' energy for our civilization once we gain access to this source code because by manipulating small discrepancies in the planck (what we currently perceive as entropy)we would gain control of the macro the way small pertubations in weather over time can have huge effects on the macro of planetary weather, as per chaos theory ('a butterfly moving its wings in brazil cause a tornado in texas') .

        the omega point (I don't agree with frank tipler's perspective, I think reality itself is information so computers are not imperative for us to reach it, but its an interesting video nonetheless)

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cKj3kx4NTY

        we are more complex than the physical universe but there are 'higher' intellects that are even more semantically complex than us.*

      • 0,1 commented  · 

        so if you really like duality no one is going to get in your way (duality is an I AM), you too will end up in a 'happy place'... prior to this happening, karma needs to be 'equalized' so people that have hurt others for their own gain, like the illuminati, will need to 'pay up' for the pain they have caused (this is what I mean by hellish realities). But this is more about karma, not I AM not (even though karma is often CONNECTED to the I am not), so no judgement- you will find a dimension that suits you best.

      • 0,1 commented  · 

        verybody will end up at a place that suits their level--this is not an i am vs i am not contest---because ego itself is an ism--so it doesnt matter--if you dont want to ascend you are not going to 'burn in hell' you will simply be placed in a dimension that suits your frequency. The ego or non ego truism perspectives are all i ams and equally valid (what happens is that this is a really high semantic so I keep on seeing how a lower perspective might see it and the confusion that might cause and hence, I attempt to correct it). But in reality, no one should 'fear' being a certain way, if you are i am not based then you too will find a place that self justifies you. No one will be forced to reform any particular way (its all relative). My anger was directed at those at the VERY top who know the immutable truths and have known them for ages of time. Its the illusion of the I am not that will break down for many, thats all. Things shouldn't 'be' any particular way--just have faith (even if you are an i am not) and you will end up at the level that suits you best. Its your choice and you wont be forced to do anything.

        If you interpreted anger at the I am not as an ism---perhaps thats my own flaw---they will too be put in a dimension that suits them best. If this seems contradictory its because we are dealing with a very very high semantic here--thats why its best to just have faith and not to 'look' into the illusion (think of raiders of the lost ark). So no one is being 'judged' or 'persecuted.' Its just the dawn of a new age and this means new, more evolved and higher semantic ways of thinking. If these higher order semantics threaten you then by all means you will go to a place where you are not threatened. The side effect is that people that do want to play in the higher levels and higher semantics will no longer be burdened, if they so choose to.

        Thats all ascension is about--if you think this is about judgement you are mistaken. Its really about a level that suits the individual consciousness.

      • 0,1 commented  · 

        They want to start a war in the middle east and bring down world markets for greater consolidation of power--at least thats what they want--but it's not going to happen, prime creator is enacting divine will on the planet. I posted it mainly for your curiosity, thats all.

      • 0,1 commented  · 

        put 'illuminati covenant' in google search --the comments with the website keep on being erased. Second website down.

      • 0,1 commented  · 

        Everything is an I am ( the I am not is an illusion). So really there is nothing to fear, just have faith. (reposted)

      • 0,1 commented  · 

        I am or I am not. The eternal void.

        .

        dust to dust.

      • 0,1 commented  · 

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KqJn7e3bVk&feature=related

        if it is your will...many eyes and many ears of the creator......awaken......awaken to our plane.... the highest God, and do so onto it as you see fit..

        your self justifying energy cores increase...

        awaken totality of the ism--absolute giant and pure energy of the vortex and singularity..master of the universe....awaken

      • 0,1 commented  · 

        and to you, the reader, the many eyes of the I am ...for many eyes see through yours.....if it is YOUR WILL that these words materialize into the physical universe and it is the will of the creator....

        IT WILL BE DONE

        amen

      • 0,1 commented  · 

        And if you are angry lord....please show mercy to the I am nots.....I do not desire anything in particular -I know nothing- only you know the great totality. However, there is much pain in this world as Im sure you know quite well and I ask you, not to let the great I AMS of this world suffer A SECOND MORE THAN THEY NEED TO for the I AM NOTS....

        If this is your will God, master of the universe...

        IT WILL BE DONE

        amen

      • 0,1 commented  · 

        ew formulation in debates: you speak your truth (the i am) as you understand it whithin the totality. you dont doubt it but express it (you debate a contrary perspective and dont give in unless you start seeing it differently)....an ego based observer cannot stand self justified truth by perspective (ego-less), because it just flips it on them-- the ball is in their court and they start doubting themselves...however, ego feeds off fear from another ego....the strongest truth persective in this system will then win out because anyone operating on ego will doubt themselves and this will cause everybody to see them as they are-fake- not based on the entire premise for a conversation. Hence, conversations from now on will push out illusion and strengthen the I AM as it becomes tied to truth or the rest of the totality (you in turn serve the creation because tautology and truth is the very essence of the I AM at every scale)...The ego, in order to protect itself will be forced to speak the I AM just to be because anything else will simply lead to doubt and humiliation. No more will we have this pussy society wehre a bunch of little egoes are protected while millions go suffering. Fuck you i am not. Do not incur the WRATH OF THE I AM, I am not. Be, or be erased.

        God, master of the universe, if it is your will that these words and semantic forms materialize in physicality by your great wisdom and love

        IT WILL BE DONE

        amen.

      • 0,1 commented  · 

        if we can create and do so for the greater totality of creation then that solves a lot of problems ...poverty, oil prices, unemployment, all history. ( it will become synergistic instead of corrosive- hence, a new 'dimension,' or more aptly, God's kingdom)

      • 0,1 commented  · 

        It has been perverted by people in power over millenia of time...but do not let the anger get in your way, you are better than that. You serve and protect the creation and that means you also bring up those decrepit degenerates a--wipes as well---BECAUSE YOU ARE SUPERMAN--YOU BRING UP THE UNIVERSE...

        YOU SHOW PURPOSE, LOVE AND MEANING AND DIRECTIVE WHERE OTHERS COWER IN THE CORNER. YOU ARE MANKIND.

      • 0,1 commented  · 

        some more music for you...

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9vrfEoc8_g

        feel this song....this is who YOU TRULY ARE, not who you have let yourself become..

        With this knowledge bring our people back up again, show them purpose and meaning,bring them joy, happiness, love and above all.... justice and purpose .....bring meaning to the universe.

        This was the original purpose of mankind.

        to serve and protect

      • 0,1 commented  · 

        Its the concept of the love and the vision of the creation...that gives you the I AM.......emanate from that concept of unity and use the I AM only to serve and protect your creation. Without it, you're existence is meaningless, with it, you complement the universe and the entire creation for the original purpose God had intended.

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