[extropy-chat] Anarchy + Transparent Society + Bushido = Survival

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Tue Apr 24 19:38:58 UTC 2007

On Tue, Apr 24, 2007 at 07:35:39PM +0100, ben wrote:
> The Avantguardian <avantguardian2020 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > I would expect a society where everyone carried weapons to work very
> > politely.

Careful, this way lies gun advocacy and contraadvocacy. It's best
not to go there (at some point in the past, we had an official
ban on that thread from hell).
> Is this a testable hypothesis?
> Do we have any examples of such societies, past or present?
> What about gang societies in certain cities?
> Or is that a bad example, because the gang members are all 'bad guys'?
> Would such an armed society /require/ everyone to be armed? Whether they
> wanted to be or not?
> I suspect it's not that simple.

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