poly: Arrow's Social Choice Theorem / Borda count

From: <phoenix@ugcs.caltech.edu>
Date: Wed Apr 26 2000 - 22:24:45 PDT

Arrow's theorem and Condorcet voting seem to be irrelevant and flawed, and
Hal's claim that

> The more general lesson is that it is impossible to create a fair and
> reasonable society. Even an omniscient, omnipotent being cannot create
> a world which satisfies the most basic postulates of fairness,

disproved, by this URL on Borda counting, which (Borda) I heard of from the


If the social sciences have a halting problem, it's not this.

-xx- Damien X-)
Received on Wed Apr 26 22:26:26 2000

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