[LMB] : Political Discussion

Jeff Shultz jeffshultz at gmail.com
Mon Jan 31 19:54:47 GMT 2011


On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 11:49 AM, Damien Sullivan
<phoenix at ugcs.caltech.edu> wrote:

> Cryoburn says every Komarran has one vote, inalienable, just like in
> ordinary democracies.  They can also have additional votes, based
> originally on public investment, and now maybe simply on money and
> inheritance of wealth.  It could have started out as a corporate sham
> democracy from the beginning, or it might have been fairly egalitarian
> in the beginning and still a functional flawed democracy today, with
> Galeni exagerrating because of his sympathies.  Insufficient textev.

It could be one of those things where the more capital you brought to
the colony (thereby helping insure it's success), the more votes you
were rewarded with.

-- 
Jeff Shultz
http://www.shultzinfosystems.com
A railfan approaches a grade crossing hoping that there will be a train.



More information about the Lois-Bujold mailing list