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The essence of democracy is government by consent. This does not require the active involvement of every citizen; and clearly it's too much to ask of most people. Sortition may be asking too much.
It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue
- Queen Elizabeth II
Are you against jury duty or drawing lots for manning polling stations?
It's not a favour being asked, it's a civic duty. Plus, it would be remunerated as a full-time job. Possibly at a couple multiples of median income so as not to make it an overly onerous duty.
Military service or mandatory civic service are other examples of civic duty.
If you are not convinced, try it on someone who has not been entirely debauched by economics. — Piero Sraffa
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