I just thought of a new way to explain the key features of my Coagitate (fka InstaGov
a power-structure that is resistant to accumulations of power within itself while still being capable of collecting and exercising power within the larger system in which it is operating
The problem is that power will always tend to accumulate somewhere, and we need to be able to prevent or contain that.
Existing democratic systems don't act quickly enough to dissolve internal power-structures without becoming ineffectual at governing. Since technology creates power
, we need to also be using technology to fight that tendency, to create a power-structure that is internally egalitarian, or the power-concentraters will win (as they have been doing more and more lately