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Re: [xmca] Unconstrained choices and a proposal

On 24 April 2011 15:11, Andy Blunden <ablunden@mira.net> wrote:

> Huw, nice try, but the Marquis de Condorcet showed 2 or 3 hundred years ago
> that you can't achieve consensus by voting, and you certainly can't decide
> philosophical questions by voting. In my days as a union delegate, when we
> had a large number of people trying to resolve a complex question, and there
> was a wide spread of opinions, we'd pick two people on opposite poles of the
> problem and tell them to go away and find a solution that they both agreed
> on and bring it back to the full group. Complex problems require concrete
> solutions.
> Andy
Who said anything about voting?
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