[ExI] No need for radical changes in human nature/was Re:Private and government R&D

Rafal Smigrodzki rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Sat Jul 4 07:16:57 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 10:02 AM, Henrique Moraes
Machado<cetico.iconoclasta at gmail.com> wrote:
> Stathis Papaioannou> As for changing their brains to make themselves less
> aggressive, I am
>> hopeful that given the ability to make such changes, more people would
>> in fact choose to do this rather than make themselves more aggressive.
> Our western culture rewards the aggressive. Doesn´t it?

### The western culture is one of the most peaceful, non-violent cultures ever.

> Once we have this ability to change our brain more directly, wouldn't we
> choose to become more aggressive to become more successful?

### Most highly aggressive humans are currently being kept in prisons already.


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