# Pro Direct Democracy
16 Jun 2018
In a tweet, when asked what documents would Musk recommend using to establish a governing system when he starts the first Mars colony, Elon Musk said
Direct democracy by the people. Laws must be short, as there is trickery in length. Automatic expiration of rules to prevent death by bureaucracy. Any rule can be removed by 40% of people to overcome inertia. Freedom.
This user contribution was reformatted and added to the record of Elon Musk's views on 14 Jun 2022.