Should expert knowledge be limited to providing a servant role in democracies, or elevated to that of a partner?
- Darrin Durant
- The Conversation
Most of us respond with ambivalence to this question.
We desire expert input into democratic deliberation and decision-making, but not so much as to dominate the discussion.
But it can be unclear whether the servant or the partner role offers the best chance of achieving that Goldilocks principle.
In our populist times, many are attracted to the…