Re: Toward a new US-World dialogue

From: Wade T.Smith (
Date: Sun 08 Dec 2002 - 21:29:50 GMT

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    On Sunday, December 8, 2002, at 04:21 PM, Lawrence DeBivort wrote:

    > A meta-goal, I suppose, is that all participants become mutually
    > influential.
    > And yes, there are strong trends also favoring this, which is, of
    > course,
    > what brings us to the point of considering such an initiative. I am
    > thinking
    > now of how the Net might be used to support the initiative: the Net
    > itself
    > reflects and drives such an initiative.

    Once we become mutually accessed to knowledge, this meta-goal might be reachable.

    The internet, while an agent of dissemination unequaled in any history, has yet to be accessible to and for and by all.

    But, yes, the egalitarianism of influence would be a huge step.

    > Perhaps the biggest obstacle is simple cynicism.

    The biggest obstacle is local power.

    - Wade

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