Re: Ratifying the constitution
>>"Santiago" == Santiago Vila <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Santiago> None. The "testing" would be something like "we are going
Santiago> to act as if the constitution were really approved", but
Santiago> before approving it, and only for a limited time (one week,
Santiago> two weeks).
Sur4ely you mean years? I don't expect to see much
constitutional activity in one or two weeks.
Santiago> There may be unexpected problems, or wanted features, that
Santiago> we could be missing because they are not self-evident just
Santiago> by reading the constitution.
If enough of us think that the features are good, we can pass
a general resolution protocol. We have already thought long and hard
about the constitution, and so far, it seems good. If there is
something really missing, surely we can get the votes to get the
features added in?
Delibration is all very well, but at some point one has to
act. If we continually second guess ourselves, we shall never get
Moreever, If I had evil plans for hijacking the project and
throwing the project leader into the nuclear scarred molten remains
of Liverpool (MUAHAHAHAHA); all I have to do is wait for two weeks
and then do it. Till then, everyone be on their best behaviour. You
gotta act sometime, heh heh heh.
tired of waiting for months for the darned constitution.
As for the basic assumptions about individuality and self, this is
the core of what I like about cyberpunk. And it's the core of what I
like about certain pre-gibson neophile techie SF writers that certain
folks here like to put down. Not everyone makes the same
assumptions. I haven't lost my mind... it's backed up on tape. Peter
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.datasync.com/%7Esrivasta/>
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