[anonymous]5y2

This is exactly the type of problems that mathematicians have tried to solve with different voting schemes. One recent example that has the potential to solve this problem is quadratic vote buying, which takes into account strong preferences of minorities.

This is exactly the type of problems that mathematicians have tried to solve

I am not sure this is a mathematical problem. Generally speaking, giving a minority the veto power trades off minority safety against government ability to do things. In the limit you have decision making by consensus which has obvious problems.

quadratic vote buying

What do you buy votes with? Money? Then it's an easy way for the blue people to first take orange people's stuff and then, once the orange people run out of resources to buy votes with, to kill them anyway.

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by MrMind 1 min read19th Oct 2015198 comments

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