Direct Democracy (DD) is the oldest, most natural form of democracy for groups, clubs, associations, communities, regions, even countries like Switzerland. It started with a "show of hands" in group meetings. A good example of DD was at the Eureka Stockade , the birthplace of Australian Democracy, in 1854, where thousands voted to resist the oppression of the Victorian Government.
Today, safe, secure, modern technology has allowed us to go "virtual" both in scope and depth.
Although Australian people may want voting "by the people, for the people" and efficient, effective and less corrupt system like the Swiss, there is a huge cultural difference between the Swiss and Australians. We are not ready for it, it is too big a step in many respects, so we need to more to "Representative Democracy" which all the characteristics of DD principles.
The Swiss Constitution / Direct Democracy system is regarded as the best democratic system in the world, allowing for direct democracy "by the people, for the people". Voting is done by the people on issues, relevant to them at grass roots levels up to the Country Executive (4 levels), with following benefits:
And very natural - the act of showing hands when a vote is called at any event has been the traditional way for any community since the beginning of time.
Today's technology even makes it even simpler, as you don't have to attend a meeting physically. You just read the proposed issues, choose the one you prefer, and that is it.
But that is only if you accept democracy as being the will of the majority.
A simple search using the Brave search engine and Brace browser (even Google) reveals many - such as those of on the left.
Here are some more DD videos:
PS: If you are not aware, Google Search uses AI on your data and demographic (which they have of course) to provide you with results that they want you to see.:
And even if you think you are safe using DuckDuckGo, watch out for this:
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In recent years, the rise of populism in the West, China’s growing influence in global governance and Russia’s alleged interference in foreign elections have prompted a deep rethink of how democratic systems work – and how they don’t work. Increasingly, liberal democracies are accused of failing to address the dislocations of globalization and the role of technology in amplifying tribalism thus polarizing societies and paralyzing governments. (1:06 hrs)
Voting is by the people on issues, relevant to them, from grass roots levels to the "Executive Council", with these benefits:
Australians may prefer "by the people, for the people" direct democracy, as it is easier, more efficient, more effective.
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