[extropy-chat] prejudices/tribalism biologically "hardwired"

The Avantguardian avantguardian2020 at yahoo.com
Mon May 30 08:20:22 UTC 2005

> Jeff Davis wrote:
> >Tribalism (ethnic, religious, nationalistic,
> >linguistic, etc affiliation--with tribes any "us",
> any
> >"them") is perhaps viewed as a kind of cultural
> >accident (of birth, for the most part). 
> Concurrently,
> >there is the view that prejudice is a character
> flaw
> >slash moral defect.  Not!  It's all in the genes.
> >
> >Another very good reason for genetic
> "reengineering"
> >slash enhancement.
> >
> >  
> >
> True - that my tribe!

Ug. No. Character flaw. What bout caveman from 2 tribe
like mongrel dog. How gene make prejudice? Who make
prejudice? Papa tribe? Mama tribe? All tribe?

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