[EM] Trees by Proxy

Dave Ketchum davek at clarityconnect.com
Tue Mar 20 03:01:41 PDT 2007


While our thoughts on proxy are similar, I see what I am trying as being 
far from Free Association.


On Tue, 20 Mar 2007 01:39:59 -0400 Abd ul-Rahman Lomax wrote:
> At 03:32 PM 3/18/2007, Dave Ketchum wrote:
>>Abd has good ideas under the labels Assets and Delegable Proxy, but they
>>are buried in so many books of words that extracting useful value is
> Hey, there is a quick solution: don't understand something, ask. 
> Better, ask on the wiki. The FAQ on the beyondpolitics wiki was 
> created because Jan Kok, having read those tomes to some degree, 
> finally *asked* a series of questions, and the answers became the 
> FAQ. (He put it together.)
> http://www.beyondpolitics.org/wiki/tiki-index.php?page=BeyondPolitics
> I just looked at the site and was gratified to find that some of it 
> is unfamiliar.... I am no longer the only one working on this....
> Another writer made a comment apparently assuming that I'm seeking 
> personal power, that I want to set up proxy democracy because I want 
> to be a proxy. Not so. In fact, my motives were quite the opposite. I 
> want to be able to call up my proxy and be heard.... I want a system 
> in place that can consider new ideas and vet them or answer them.... 
> I'm not seeking office at all.
> Indeed, if someone has a better idea, please, relieve me of my 
> misery. I'd really rather spend time with my children and 
> grandchildren. But I'm trying to build a better world for them, a 
> less frustrating and dangerous place. And I think I know how to do it.
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