Without the pathologies of plurality voting, Trump could never have gotten as far as he has.
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@NeilTyson has an idea for a scientific utopia:
To someone who believes in the power of science to find objective truths, this is a very enticing vision. Who wouldn’t want a country where, as he argues, “data gathering, careful observations, and experimentation would be happening all the time, inf...(more)
The Hugo awards are well-respected awards for science fiction works, awarded by a vote of the members of the World Science Fiction Society (WSFS). But, as many of you may be aware, for the past two years, a minority of voters has tried to take over the nomination process by coordinating their vot...(more)