The Balance of Power

44 thoughts
last posted Dec. 8, 2015, 3 a.m.

3 earlier thoughts


It turns out that this system can go horribly wrong once unregulated mass market propaganda enters the mix (and thus government becomes about funding your re-election propaganda rather than serving your constituents), but that just serves to confirm the original premise - if humans are given the opportunity to achieve power without responsibility and accountability, many of us will take it.

40 later thoughts