RE: DSM: Consensus v. Majority Vote

Joe Jackson (
Sun, 21 Jan 2001 03:39:30 -0500

> It takes time, lots of time, to secure consensus-style decisions.
> That's why
> simple majority voting is so popular.

That tons of legislation cannot be performed by a large group in an amount
of time acceptable to the group is merely *one* of the reasons that many
groups favor majority voting. There are several other reasons, some of
which have been addressed in posts on this list over the past couple of


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