(*For the Children In Need anthology 2010, see the links page*.)

Getting Ideas: How I dreamt my life away.

*Memoir of an amateur thinker and survey of this
site*.

The library system is an infrastructure of democracy, with further role as
information-rich standing polling stations. Against
library closures. (*January 2011*)

- The Four Loves: Romance, friendship, affection
and charity.

( Based on C S Lewis. ) - World peace thru democracy: H G Wells' neglected third phase.
- Constitutional Economics.
- The Second Chamber Of Science (an 'economic
parliament').

- Second Chamber reform: the Wakeham report.
- Open letter to the joint committee on Lords reform.
- Plutocracy and Bureaucracy, or Democracy?
- A nation's decline with the aversion to democracy.

- A default government pushes more nuclear
power pollution. (
*25 july 2006*) - Big Business leads New (for Nuclear) Labour to
pollute the future (
*26 july 2007*). - The Nuclear Vested Interest and a Nuclear
Winter. (
*2 feb. 2008*). - Response to Tory party commitment to more
nuclear... (
*13 february 2010.*) - Journalist partisans for nuclear power. (
*Dec. 2010*)

single transferable vote (STV), in particular.

- Foul! Referee electoral system abuse.
- A Criticism Of The Plant Report (omission of STV case).
- The Two Cultures and electoral lawlessness in Britain...
- Against the Jenkins Report.
- The Ashdown Diaries 1997 - 1999: lessons for electoral reform.
- To the Speakers Conference on Parliamentary Representation.
- The Straw Man Referendum on the Alternative Vote
in the UK.
*(2011)* - The duncing of a nation: How misrepresentation won the AV referendum.

- British Columbia chooses a voting system.
- Citizens Assemblies of Canada choose a voting system.
- STV elections, not single member exclusions nor list appointments.
- Ontario Citizens Assembly and due process for future assemblies.
- "One Ballot. Two Votes." as a premature report... (And Ontario CA's "Democracy At Work.")
- Party leaders sabotaged the BC Citizens Assembly and referendum experiment.
- Power in the European Union and English
regions.

- Simple examples of election counts by the single transferable vote (STV). And Meek's method.

- Scientific method of elections:

How To Do It.

How*Not*To Do It .

- Choice Voting America? (Proportional Representation by Single Transferable Vote: STV/PR.)

- The Kerley report on Scottish local democracy.
- The Sunderland report on Welsh local elections.
- The Arbuthnott report:
*Not*"putting citizens first" for Scotland's parliament.

The Richard Report on the Welsh Assembly. - The Power commissions "Power to the People" ?

- Binomial STV: 1st and 2nd order counts.
- Further example and development of First and Second order Binomial STV counts (for 5 seats).
- The same 1st and 2nd order Binomial STV example for 7 seats.
- Seven seat STV example supplemented by Condorcet group-pairing.
- Keep-value Averaging (Binomial and Condorcet
counts of) Transferable Voting.

Reply to criticism of conventional STV. - Keep-value averaged STV...
- Equilibrium STV (Hill Real-time PR). And other
answers to social choice theory. (
*2011*.) - Harmonic Mean Quota for very highly Proportional Representation in Single Transferable Vote Elections.

- When knowledge fails belief: referendums.
- A death penalty referendum in the context of social violence.
- Draconian sentencing: 20 years for an
intimacy.
- War games politics censor knowledge thru free
enquiry.

Why do we never learn anything from history?

(Continuing electoral reform as a case study of war games.) - Max Weber's work ethic and my student mistakes.
- The moral sciences as the ethics of scientific method
- Physics and freedom.

- Compromis Speling and the humbl Apostrofe as savior of English Literasy.
- Get REAL: Rational English Alfabet Literacy.
- English Spelling Priorities: the ESP alfabet.
- English Speling Alfabet and World Roman
Alfabet.
- Measurement of language and logic.

- The Special Theory of Relativity.

Part One: The Michelson-Morley Experiment and the Lorentz transformations.

Part two: The Minkowski Interval and the Lorentz transformations.

Part three: The Lorentz transformations. - A statistical basis for special relativity.
- Laws of motion and election.
- Lorentz transformations of geometric means.
- Dispersion formulas and the Interval as the common geometric mean.
- Statistical prediction of the Michelson-Morley experiment.
- Statistics of space-time and the Equivalence principle in the Michelson-Morley experiment.
- Probabilistic Space-time and time's arrow.
- Mach's principle applied to Mathematics and Special Relativity, and a Caldera model of the Cosmos.
- The Minkowski Interval predicts the Michelson-Morley experiment.
- Lorentz transformation non-solutions of the Michelson-Morley calculation.
- Null and non-null Michelson-Morley type experiments.
- A statistical Interval's local invariance in amplitude symmetry.
- Statistical basis of Differentiation and
Geometric Mean Differentiation of an Interval acceleration.
*(updated 20 april 2011*.) - Light speed by time as fourth dimension of space.

An Event-horizon Universe. An hour-glass universe. (*18 jan. 2011*.) - Random choice models for a GM derivative of a Thermo-dynamic Relativity.
- The Michelson-Morley null result as a linear-angular momentum change conservation.
- Special Relativity as an Observers Agreement of Averages.
- Conventional Differentiation from the Michelson-Morley experiment: Vector Averages.
- The Michelson-Morley experiment satisfies the Principle of Least Action.
- The exponential function as geometric mean derivative of Fibonacci algebra.
- Laser interferometer satellite antenna (LISA): Interval prediction of different beam times.

- A measure of evolution. Diffusion equation of natural selection and elections.
- Scientific theories and methods modeled on natural selection.
- Conditioning and instinct.
- Commentary On W W Sawyer's
*A Path To Modern Mathematics.*

( 1 ) Fibonacci series and damped wave equation.

( 2 ) Circular function and wave equation.

( 3 ) Coupled oscillator and wave equation. - Pascal's triangle and Pascal-Fibonacci triangle converted into wave graphs.
- The diffusion equation as a finite difference equation.
- Laplace's equation, the diffusion equation, as finite difference equations in two dimensions, or more.
- Electoral meaning to Buffon's needle; Complex probability and Infinitely perfect numbers.
- Maths of Physics and Politics. (
*May 2011.*) - Penrose dodecahedrons:

(1) in preference permutations.

(2) 'electorally' interpreted.

- William Lovett: Chartism.
- Jill Liddington: Rebel Girls.
- 'How the banks robbed the world.'
- David Craig and Matthew Elliott: Fleeced! (The 2008-9 Credit Crunch.)
- The political system fails the eco-system.
- The amateur lawyer and open source software.
- The sixth extinction.
- Four women scientists who
*should*have won nobel prizes. - Julian Barbour:
*The End Of Time.*

In classical physics (1) triangle land; (2) geometric dynamics.

In quantum mechanics (1) making waves; (2) quantum cosmology. - Murray Gell-Mann:
*The Quark and the Jaguar.* - Brian Greene:
*The Elegant Universe.*

(1) Super-strings. (2) Hidden dimensions. - Brian Greene: The Hidden Reality. (
*20 april 2011*) - Lee Smolin:
*Three roads to quantum gravity.* - Lee Smolin: the trouble with physics.

- Exotic energy.
- Three satires for democracy:

(1) The Radioactivists.

(2) Nato secretly knew of Stalin's last war.

(3) The corporate state. - Three more satires for democracy,

against nuclear power and war.(1) "Atoms for peace;" atoms for war.

(2) Ten-level Hells.

(3) Nuclear Winter.

- Solon's law-giving, and Perikles' funeral oration on the principles of Athens.
- Didache or Teachings of the Twelve Apostles.
- Seneca: on anger.
- “Found poem” by John Donne, For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- Bolingbroke and Thiers on corruption and financial scandal.
- H A Taine: The old regime in France.
- Chief Seattle: to the American President.
- Henry Adams: The Eyrie Railway scandal.
- From John Stuart Mill's letters: proportional representation, etc.
- John Stuart Mill MP moves personal/proportional representation.
- John Stuart Mill MP speeches on Parliamentary Reform.
- J W N Sullivan review of Albert Einstein's Relativity.
- H G Wells: For Freedom of Spelling.
- A Declaration of the Rights of Man. ( Sankey
declaration, 1940. )

A Charter of Scientific Fellowship ( 1942 ).

Modèle Scientifique du Procès Electoral. (Scrutin Transferable: Single Transferable Vote.)

Copyright © Richard Lung.

e-mail: voting@ukscientists.com

December 2013.

*This Democracy Science site began in Spring 1999 at a former
venue.*