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British Web Habits

The British public love the Internet. In that respect they’re no different to any other countries in the world with the web now available to more people than ever before and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is persisting with his goal of “bringing the Internet …

Empowering Public Wisdom: Chapter 6

Without deliberation we don’t get public wisdom. Even in an individual, wisdom does not come from experience or teachings alone. How do we generate public wisdom with, by, and for a whole population?

Empowered Public Wisdom Rising from the Grassroots

How can we generate public
wisdom right at the grassroots, with people creating that capacity in their
communities whenever they want to? Can we get at least 80% of the quality of a
professionally organized face-to-face citizen deliberative council with far
less expense and effort — perhaps with smart use of the Internet?

Empowering Public Wisdom

The
revolution in decision-making that citizen deliberative councils offer us is of
comparable magnitude to the revolution in decision-making created centuries ago
by the idea of majority vote. It can be applied virtually anywhere, and it could
make all the difference in the world.

The Unsung Intelligence of Life’s Web

The closer one examines
life the more apparent does natural intelligence become. Like brilliant ideas
and hypotheses made literal flesh in space and time, natural intelligence is
what you see when you look down a microscope at a cell. The genetic code is itself an expression of natural
intelligence. Codes are the hallmark of intelligent activity. Nature got there first. 

The Interwebs: Electronic Insanity and Mental Environmentalism

New technologies, particularly new communication technologies, have a
naturally occurring rewiring effect on thought and behavior. The Internet and the
psychosocial dysfunctions that accompany it seem to have crept
up on us all like a psych-brain virus with a decade-long
incubation cycle.

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