chapter  4
Deliberative polling: reflections on an ideal made practical
ByJAMES S. FISHKIN
Pages 19

Democratic innovations have tended to move in two conflicting directions. Some aspire to increase inclusion and some to increase thoughtfulness.1 Ultimately, I believe the movements toward increased inclusion are supported by the value of political equality. And the movements toward increased thoughtfulness are supported by the value of deliberation. Is it possible to have both at the same time?