First off, I would like to introduce myself. I am Isabela Rocha, a bachelorette of social studies at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), majoring at Political Science. My favored subjects are in the areas of Economics and Politics, and as such, I tend to have a materialistic (dialetical materialism) view on science.
Considering materialism, I advocate for the system I believe the fairest way of governing: A Worker's Direct Democracy.
Starting from the functioning of Society, people tend to have tastes and habilitites. Some people enjoy making art, music, dancing. Others like the idea of raising buildings, planes. Others like to study languages, write and read. Others enjoy studying people, psychology. What is common to all these people, to all human in general is their hability to transform the world around them, to work. Work, as we understand in the materialistic view of science, is transformation, the human hability we have of making something turn into another entirely new, and of meaning, use to us. Our hability to transform the world around us - to work - is what makes us human.
Considering that, and that all sort of work is valid, I advocate for Workers Councils. The artist together deciding what is best to them. The engneers and constructors. Teachers, writers, psychologists, academics and so on. These Councils would ellect people among them to represent them in The Worker Council, in a fair, direct democracy. In order for this system to work, we would need to:
- Identify all materialistics sources of work.
- Organize Workers Councils from working groups.
- The Workers Councils would ellect a number of delegates (that could be stripped of their position and replaced at any moment) to The Worker Council.
- At the Worker Countil, decisions would be made, but entirely public for the world to see. In adittion, these delegates would have to write summaries to the ones on their originary Councils.
I believe this system, while not entirely developed in one forum thread, to be the fairest when regarding a good handle of sociaty and means.