Dr. Lessig proposes a legislative solution to the campaign contribution problem. Here’s how we can enact his campaign contribution solution.
Dr. Lessig brilliantly summarizes the campaign contribution problem: When candidates are chosen by a select few, elected officials respond only to them!
This voting advice FAQ answers the common questions people ask: How does it work, who will use it, what benefits does it provide, and will it really deliver.
While originally intended for the election of government officials, a voting advice system has other uses, as well. Each application has its own benefits!
Hinduism is one of the world’s great religions, in terms of numbers. But in terms of openness, acceptance, and graciousness of spirit, I believe it is the greatest. In my eyes, at least, it is.
Wonderful, socially responsible corporations do exist. They deserve our praise and our support. And they welcome appropriate regulation. But we need to do our part!
Putting straight is the first requirement for good putting. It’s easy to verify that you can do that. Once you know you can do it — reliably and repeatedly — good putting boils down to just two things: read and speed.
With a voting advice system, people can make spiritual connections that make it possible for men and women of good heart to be elected. The resulting spirituality network can get people elected to small offices, at first, but as the network expands and those politicians gain recognition, they can be elected to larger and larger offices — without having to accept so much as a dime in campaign contributions.
The great spiritual question, to my mind, is how to achieve a balance between bliss consciousness and a concerted effort to solve real-world problems. Is it possible to do both simultaneously? Or is it possible to cycle between them in some intelligent and sustainable way?