Marlee

I've been thinking about our last exchange.

Let's assume we put 1000 white people on a deserted island that can sustain them. Then we cut them off from the rest of the world. We return five years later.

I am sure we will find a stratified society. There will be white people at the top, white people in the middle, and white people at the bottom. It's human nature to develop a pecking order. And the more aggressive types get to be at the top.

When we throw in race or religion or ethnicity or gender, we have a more convienient way to determine who belongs in which caste. I recall one Star Trek TNG civilization where the good looking women called all the shots. Somehow the women got to the top when this society ordered itself--and they weren't interested in sharing power.

George Orwell, in his 1984 book, quantitized the three castes:

2% Inner Party who called the shots and live luxeriously

13% Outer Party, whe were the arms and legs of the Inner Party and had some luxeries.

85% Proles, who did all the real work and soldiering but lived a sparse lifestyle.

I think this proportion is the natural order of how any society naturally organizes itself, whether it be an oligarchy or democracy.

The post WW2 order of a strong middle class was an aberration of history. We are moving away back to "normal". Unfortunately!

Dave Volek is the inventor of “Tiered Democratic Governance”. Let’s get rid of all political parties! Visit http://www.tiereddemocraticgovernance.org/tdg.php

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