A very handy piece of wisdom I have gone by for years is “the exception paradox”, which states:
” … if for every rule there is at least one exception, then the exception to this one being that it has no exception … “
Like many other such gems, it can be applied in many ways, and I’m going to share with you in this article one of the ways I use it. Continue reading “Thought for the Day: the exception paradox and conflict resolution”
For any action undertaken, 3 intertwining processes determine our course:
- Attempt to achieve consensus;
- Failed consensus results in conflict;
- Conflict is resolved through change.
So let’s have a look at these in the light of the status quo versus Open Empire.
Continue reading “Divergence: Consensus Conflict and Change”
I figured that a good extension of the previous articles (dealing with force, violence and a meat eating diet), would be to extend these ideas into an explanation of how Open Empire would deal with such things as warfare and peace-keeping … especially since such things are large scale issues that are not typically dealt with by other proposals of distributed economics and politics. Continue reading “Warfare and Peace Keeping”