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Michael Albert
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As to people not wanting to participate in democracy – seems like it is a simple though narrow calculation. Is it going to be worth my time and serve me well – or even anyone else – for me to participate. Many decide not – and I don’t think, in our society, they are necessarily wrong.

I heard a stat, once, that said for an active board you need about 600 people watching it, then a small subset will post enough to keep it active. Don’t know what it was based on…

Indeed, short, shorter, shortest seems to be a guideline infecting communications – largely owing, I think, to facebook, twitter, and other such vehicles, as well as instant messaging.