I remember reading Catch-22 when I was about 20. I think it was Colonel Cathcart who had a system were some people deserved more votes than other people. I remember myself thinking that sounded like a good idea. But no matter how I twisted this idea, I could not solve the problem “Who decides who gets more votes”.

I encountered another thinker (Ben Paine) who devised a system that earning the right to vote meant passing a simple civics exam. Not a bad idea, but it’s not hard to envision nefarious forces developing or hindering that exam to their own benefit.

Dave Volek is the inventor of “Tiered Democratic Governance”. Let’s get rid of all political parties! Visit

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