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Policy Delphi and People’s Congress — the theoretical boxwork

(Also published by The Manila Times on 4 March 2020) DEVELOPED by Project RAND (of Rand Corp.) in the 1950s, the Delphi Method is a management tool originally designed “to forecast the impact of technology on warfare. The method entails a group of experts who anonymously reply to questionnaires and subsequently receive feedback in the…


Elsewhere I proposed that more problems can be addressed by abolishing, instead of creating more, government agencies. I also mentioned that the government of the future—emphasis on the future—can allow the people themselves to make collective decisions, bypassing elective officials who supposedly represent them. This in effect makes Congress, among other institutional contraptions, redundant, and…