1. Leaving a set group of exclusive people in charge of society necessarily causes good ideas to get excluded from the meme pool.
2. On the other hand, getting rid of government really only means that a manmade government will be replaced by nature. This is why anarchism fails.
3. Therefore, the solution is to be ruled not by men, and not by nature, but by a methodology.
There is no President of the scientific community; on the other hand, "cryptozoologists" aren't considered real scientists for a reason.
All decisions should be made within the parameters of something akin to the scientific community; there is no qualitative difference between "We shouldn't waste resources" and "E=mc^2".