As we have seen with Brexit, countries are tending to split apart and the number of countries is increasing. Even Texas wants to leave the USA now. Maybe there is a Brexit virus on the loose.
Why is this happening? What happened to the idea of a global village?
How can we find an equilibrium between a government everyone belongs to and a far away group of politicians nobody cares about? What form of government should we adopt? Should there be multiple layers of government, maybe with some layers taken by computer AIs?
Is a meritocracy possible at all in a democratic system?
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