Elon University

A vision for the future

This is one of nearly a thousand foresight statements shared by people from around the world. To return to the Voices of the People home page or to refine your search, click here.

Name: Albi

Bio: Computer technician

Area of Expertise: Futurist/Consultant

Topic: Global Relationships/Politics

Headline: The Internet will enable Direct-Electronic-Democracy

Nutshell: The Internet will replace a representative democracy with a direct electronic democracy in the future.


As people become more connected, express more ideas, learn from top colleges for free, and share their opinion on social networks and blogs, they will one day in the future become more prepared to make decisions that affect their life – directly, by themselves, and with no need for politicians to interpret their interests.They will put in practice the highest form of democracy, which is direct/pure democracy.

Date Submitted: January 17, 2013