Thoughts from A Real Thinking Person…

David Brockman is really smart–being the guy who busted LaCour and stuff.  I can’t say too  much about this piece now, but this is something worth pondering over:

How Well Meaning Reformers are Helping Elect Trump

PS. I will add one thing:  Brockman and I agree on the basics of the problem, but on the solution.  He seems to be thinking that rigging institutions to dampen demagogues is a good thing.  I think the best approach is to craft institutions that reflect the mean public opinion, rather than the median or, God forbid, the mode, which are inherently more volatile as N increases.

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