Been watching participatory budgeting processes. Similar to what you’re talking about. This way of doing things is anti-hierarchical and it’s great. Stanley Fishkin has shown in his research that we’re more likely to reach consensus etc when we meet offline. The second part is about politics being a complicated business. To simplify it into a series of decisions rather than looking at the whole system builds a piecemeal system. Who chooses you to make those technological choices?

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