"Why is forcing us to live up to our own standards evil, but allowing certain people to suffer because we can't be bothered to do better "freedom"? Instead of worrying that "evil" computers will take over the world, maybe we should worry that they won't."Colossus The Forbin Project Ending
We do so much with petty justifications based on the outcome. From torturing criminals and children, to working decades on end and running literally in circles.
Would it not by hypocritical then to fail to consider alternatives?
Humanity already in a sense runs itself by open source. That source being the text of law instead of programming code.
I can easily imagine a time when instead of coding conduct for representatives we code decision making directly.
We already live under the law, why not live under code?
The question is rhetorical.