The new design of government will propose major changes in the current government. For such major changes to gain public support they must, of course, undergo public scrutiny, and even if considered desirable, such significant governmental changes are likely to require a long gestation period before enactment in modified form as a compromise between the various factions. Consider, as just one example, the Freedom of Information Act of 1967 granting the individual the right to access government files1. After Watergate this legislation was strengthened in 1974 and 1976, but the demand for freedom of information, in fact, dates back at least to the election of 1912, when Woodrow Wilson recommended an “open files” policy towards government and corporate information2. Because the changes proposed in this book are major, the time frame for possible implementation in some modified form is estimated to be between 50 and 100 years.


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