Re: democracy ..... the Great Joke which just keeps on Giving Absolute Powers to Sub-Prime Tools
The future is ripe for a meritocracy, which I admit is more an autocracy and oligarchy on steroids than anything Uncle Sam would endeavour to understand and develop to replace their failed, never practiced democracy ..... although you cannot blame them for that whenever the attention span of the masses is so easily led in whatever direction is required for them to be subdued and remain ignorant of their vassal position and their will is simply perverted to what media presents as the choices available.]
Winston Churchill called it right, many moons ago .... "The best argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with an average voter."
However, these days there is an added new dimension to the lively equation with keys to the riddles, wrapped in a mysteries inside enigmas.... and it do not suffer the fool or wait for the granting of permissions to speak and share alternate reality views more valid that those parroted in established systems with a vested interest and catastrophic dependence upon the status quo being maintained and retained. .....
“The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself, without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost inevitably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane and intolerable, and so, if he is romantic, he tries to change it. And even if he is not romantic personally he is very apt to spread discontent among those who are.” …… H.L. Mencken