[extropy-chat] examples of rational irrationalism

spike spike66 at comcast.net
Thu Dec 7 18:04:13 UTC 2006

> bounces at lists.extropy.org] On Behalf Of Lee Corbin
> > aggressive nationalism can mean national survival-- a default
> rationalism.
> Duh! Yes!  Consider virtually any 18th century American plains Indian
> tribe:  to fail to be aggressive was to court immediate disaster. And this
> has been the normal, usual, even default condition throughout history! Lee

History has proven this notion a thousand times: weakness is provocation.


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