Achieving Peace in a Digital Society

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How Do We Achieve Peace In A Digitally-Driven, Self-Assembling Society?

DK Matai, mi2g | Jan. 24, 2011, 11:58 AM

Business Insider

EXTRACT:  What we are witnessing in the 21st century is the empowerment of sovereign individuals to confront the legitimacy and authority of a sovereign nation state’s government via digitally driven means. As witnessed in Tunisia, revolution has been attempted and achieved via digitally driven leaderless groups.  [ATCA: Tunisia: A Digitally Driven Leaderless Revolution, 15th January 2011]

Revolutionaries are leveraging digital technology to self-organise, to learn and to proliferate. Incumbent leaderships struggle to keep up because their thinking is generationally out-of-step and based on traditional forms of centralised hierarchical control and resource allocation.

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