…s the IYI, and “populism…s the IYI, and “populism” when the plebeians dare voting in a way that contradicts his preferences. While rich people believe in one tax dollar one vote, more humanistic ones in one man one vote, Monsanto in one lobbyist one vote, the IYI believes in one Ivy League degree one-vote, with some equivalence for foreign elite schools, and PhDs as these are needed in the club.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Perfect illustration that democracy is dangerous no matter who has the vote, and yet we need a vote. So democracy is a doomed but inescapable bad system for managing anything, even opening hours in supermarkets. But then what is the alternative in your IYI approach.