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

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Thu Apr 26 04:57:05 UTC 2007

At 04:58 PM 4/25/2007 -0700, Avant wrote:

>I think you are too fixated on Bushido in its
>historical context rather than as an abstractable
>ethical code applicable in any time and place. Bushido
>as an ethic can be summed up by approximately 8
>virtues: wisdom, rectitude, courage, benevolence,
>respect, truth, honor, and loyalty.

Those are worthy virtues, if a little stern and rigid and 
authoritarian. How about we add: curiosity, imagination, boldness, 
compassion, flexibility/adaptability, humor, resistance to arbitrary 
authority, objectivity...

Damien Broderick

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