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LiquidFeedback: What A Genuine Democratic Process Looks Like | David Bollier
"The LiquidFeedback mission statement concludes, “All the experience we have gained over the past months shows people participate if they think it makes sense and representatives at least acknowledge the will of the participants rather than arguing with silent majorities.” It concludes with a ringing line from Thomas Jefferson: … every man is a sharer… and feels that he is a participator in the government of affairs, not merely at an election one day in the year, but every day.” "
commons  community  negotiating  online  deliberation  dialog  politics  country(Germany) 
may 2012 by tsuomela
How do morals change? : Article : Nature
Emotions such as empathy and disgust might be at the root of morality, but psychologists should also study the roles of deliberation and debate in how our opinions shift over time, argues Paul Bloom.
morality  ethics  philosophy  psychology  emotion  reasoning  deliberation 
april 2010 by tsuomela
Ezra Klein - A good message is not nearly as important as a fast process
But there's no presidential narrative that can impose shape on a year-long legislative brawl. No speeches that can overwhelm the daily stories, no strategies that can secure enthusiastic bipartisanship for a major legislative achievement that will help one party in the next election. Time emphasizes what Americans hate and distrust about the legislative process (which is, put simply, the workings of the legislative process), and that drives them away from the bill. If you can't make these efforts move quickly, then you have already lost the argument. A good message is not nearly so important as a fast process.
politics  process  deliberation  congress  democracy  perception  public-opinion  government  federal  partisanship 
february 2010 by tsuomela
People, Spaces, Deliberation | Exploring the interactions among public opinion, governance, and the public sphere
Published by -- "The Communication for Governance and Accountability Program (CommGAP) is based on two core premises: that a democratic public sphere is essential to securing and sustaining good governance and accountability, and that communication approaches and techniques are fundamental to the effectiveness of efforts to improve governance and direct accountability."
weblog-group  weblog-government  politics  culture  finance  governance  corruption  deliberation  international  world-bank  development 
february 2010 by tsuomela
Found via online deliberation conference 2005.
people  bio  deliberation 
july 2005 by tsuomela
First encountered via online collaboration conference 2005.
people  bio  computer-science  deliberation  ai 
june 2005 by tsuomela
Bayle Shanks's website: BayleShanks
Found via online deliberation 2005 conference.
people  deliberation  computer-science  bio 
june 2005 by tsuomela

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