Thu May 8 11:58:05 PDT 2014
the method are characteristics of the method, not value judgments.
Examples that show that different methods select different winners from
an identical set of ballots can be used to classify the methods and
identify strategies used by the voters, but cannot show that one is
"better" than another without resorting to something outside of the
method or strategy.
One must add a value judgment to say "this was the right winner" to do
that, and guess what - that's Arrow's Dictator Criterion.
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