Jeff Jarvis on Politics - Dictionary of Arguments
Morozov I 135
Politics/Internet/Jarvis/Morozov: Jarvis is enthusiastic about a policy led by geeks in the name of scientific rationality.
MorozovVsJarvis: he is not at all aware of how completely unoriginal such plans are. These demands are not so different from those of Saint-Simon, who demanded in 1821 that decisions in a new political order should be the result of scientific demonstration, regardless of human will (1).
Bernard CrickVsSaint-Simon: Saint-Simon hated arbitrariness, incompetence and intrigue. These are characteristics of a policy, even of a very good one, as it is used in free states to regulate conflicts of interest. (2)
1. Zitiert in B. Crick, In Defence of Politics, (1961) p 73.
2. ibid. P. 74_____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
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