Issuepedia:Governmental Brainstorming

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Modern government is hugely complex, and impossible for any one person to understand thoroughly. Clearly, some ideas are needed to help reduce this complexity, and keep it down in the future. This page is a repository of intriguing suggestions for governmental reform.


  • The total size of existing legislation shall have an upper limit, if someone wants to add a new law then if the limit is reached they will have to repeal or simplify an existing one.
  • The upper limit should be something that someone could read and understand within a few weeks.

--cryptochrome, Contrary Brin

  • Virtual voting districts. Instead of representation being based on the chunk of land you live on, it would be based on your own interests and concerns. I probably have much more in common with you than I do my next door neighbor.

--Mark, Contrary Brin