E-peace: cutting the costs of conflict
This paper is at an early stage of writing.
Executive summary / contents
Western society is faced with the twin problems of internal conflict and external terrorism.
E-business thinking can be applied to each problem.
disintermediate security forces
This means letting the people do many of the functions that have been performed by armies and police forces.
respect the people
Public order has only been kept in the long-term by public consent.
This approach cannot be used for tyranny.
It ensures a truer democracy than any other system.
pick the best places to start the campaign
Places can be physical, organisational or virtual.
work through steadily and openly
It will help people to know when they will be changing.
be open to continual improvement
This is essential to keep everyone together.
People's values will grow and change.
deal with conflicts that arise
This is central to the whole idea.
the technology to deliver
A brief outline.