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Parliamentary procedure

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The Pasha's Gift: How The Few Benefit The Many By Arguing About The Perfect World, Peter J. Aschenbrenner Jul 2012

The Pasha's Gift: How The Few Benefit The Many By Arguing About The Perfect World, Peter J. Aschenbrenner

Peter J. Aschenbrenner

We know that process matters (for the wrong reasons) because participants in the process of organizing future process (such as a convention organizing a congress) will seek to ‘game’ the process. But does why the legislative (second-named) process exist at all? The presumption of rejection asserts that the many are jealous of the few; so how can the few overcome the presumption? The net social benefit conferred by the few is investigated and the Pasha’s search for answers requited.


Dr. Franklin's Dilemma: Per Capita Meets Per Stirpes At The Federal Convention, Peter J. Aschenbrenner Jul 2012

Dr. Franklin's Dilemma: Per Capita Meets Per Stirpes At The Federal Convention, Peter J. Aschenbrenner

Peter J. Aschenbrenner

At the federal convention, Benjamin Franklin highlighted the difference between the two voting regimes which divide the logical possibilities between them: per capita and per stirpes. Franklin forced the convention to consider what process was best designed to overcome the presumption of rejection by which assemblies are deemed to have rejected action.


Table Annexed To Article: What The Polar Bears Taught The Cops, Peter J. Aschenbrenner Jun 2012

Table Annexed To Article: What The Polar Bears Taught The Cops, Peter J. Aschenbrenner

Peter J. Aschenbrenner

Charting of Shouldstatements is explored: while parliamentary procedure guides delegates at a constitutional assembly, who, in ordered discourse will tease out goodness, right and duty statements, the delegates could, on the voicing of any proposal, generate twelve statements by resort to a routine which deploys grammatically correct sentences.


Table Annexed To Article: Franklin’S Dilemma: Per Capita Meets Per Stirpes At The Federal Convention, Peter J. Aschenbrenner May 2012

Table Annexed To Article: Franklin’S Dilemma: Per Capita Meets Per Stirpes At The Federal Convention, Peter J. Aschenbrenner

Peter J. Aschenbrenner

At the federal convention, Benjamin Franklin highlighted the difference between the two voting regimes which divide the logical possibilities between them: per capita and per stirpes. Franklin forced the convention to consider what process was best designed to overcome the presumption of rejection by which assemblies are deemed to have rejected action.