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

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Wed Apr 25 04:26:04 UTC 2007

On 4/25/07, The Avantguardian <avantguardian2020 at yahoo.com> wrote:

Samurai would behave with honor, discipline, and
> rationality toward one another even when while serving
> opposite political factions. For its simplicity, it is
> a highly effective means of preserving the rule of law
> whilst allowing for numerous individuals to wield the
> power of life and death over others. And it is
> empirically proven IMHO.
> > What about gang societies in certain cities?
> Gang members would derive immense benefit from the
> practice of Bushido. It would allow them to become a
> force of social justice instead of being the scourge
> of civilization. Unfortunately most gang members would
> probably not be able to cover the intellectual
> overhead for Bushido. Although adopting Bushido would
> certainly motivate a great deal more of them to pursue
> higher education.

Rather than adopting Bushido, we could have everyone including governments
and criminal gangs adopt Gandhi's philosophy of non-violence, and everything
would be hunky-dory.

Stathis Papaioannou
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