“A completely heterogenous, virtually uneducated populace with no common culture, totally corrupt leaders, and no moral compass other than ‘more gibs or I kill you’. Let’s try universal suffrage democracy for both citizens and illegal immigrants one more time. I’m sure that people will do better this time.”
Thinking through root premises (beginning here), over several days:
Mental masturbation, you say.
To some extent, yes.
But what is the purpose of victory (however improbable) in the upcoming North American Hunger Games And Neighborhood Slaughterpalooza if the best available answer to the reboot structure is “muh Consteetooshun”?
Democracy is bunk.
So is equality.
People are evil SOBs.
And the ones who aren’t sons-of-bitches often are lazy bastards.
Now organize a viable society from those assumptions.