The social legitimacy of the outcome of a public-deliberation event relies on the group of deliberators
representing the community.
As a relational practice, trust cannot be imposed as a rule for deliberation, nor may trust by invoked as a duty that obligates deliberators
, not knowing his or her own place in a given social order, would have good reason to prefer that decisions regarding unowned property be made in light of such rules.
1) Because rational deliberators
behind the veil of ignorance cannot know whether their views about final ends would put them in the majority or minority, they likely would not leave it to others to decide the final ends for them.
However, in the claims-making analysis the organizations proved to be the most active (on average), which might tell us more about the flaws of hyperlinks in identifying the most active deliberators
in the issue network than about the linking preferences of the organizations.
recognize the need for efficiency, but they also realize that it must be balanced with the unique needs of individual students.
When we learn to self-legislate, we develop respect for our own capacities as moral agents and a trust for our own capabilities as thinkers and choosers, reflectors and deliberators
Consider (ii): it would be of no avail to share a set of interests or values if deliberators
employed different aggregation methods or metrics that determine an overall score or judgment for some combination of values.
Information and education first inform the deliberators
, as opposed to tapping into strongly held (perhaps atavistic) attitudes and opinions--which are, perhaps, too vividly based on recent experiences or molded by familial, religious, or demographic characteristics and affiliations and, thus, may not shed specific light on particular issues.
Atmospheric scientists and environmental activists were effective advocates and deliberators
in public space, but transmission to empowered space was only possible with the rhetorical impact of the idea of an "ozone hole" over the Southern Hemisphere.
However, a deliberative process skillfully facilitated outside the media glare will diminish substantially the partisan rhetoric and move deliberators
toward cooperative problem-solving.
For instance, in their study of mock jurors, Shestowsky and Horowitz (2004) found that high-NC jurors tended to be perceived as more active and persuasive deliberators
compared to their low-NC counterparts.
I argue that conventional harms and offence, as identified intersubjectively by communally situated deliberators
, is sufficient to scrutinize criminalization decisions and to identify a principled case for criminalization.
As Ennui suggests, there are no John Bulls because membership in a national community encourages debate and dissent, and requires the full presence of deliberators
in all their surprising quirks.
and effective opportunity) to deliberate or choose the deliberators